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Lanark

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Lanark, a modern vision of hell, is set in the disintegrating cities of Unthank and Glasgow, and tells the interwoven stories of Lanark and Duncan Thaw. A work of extraordinary imagination and wide range, its playful narrative techniques convey a profound message, both personal and political, about humankind's inability to love, and yet our compulsion to go on trying.Widely recognised as a modern classic, Alasdair Gray's magnum opus was first published in 1981 and immediately established him as one of Britain's leading writers. Comparisons have been made to Dante, Blake, Joyce, Orwell, Kafka, Huxley and Lewis Carroll.

Item details

Author(s):
Alasdair Gray
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
210x142x87
EAN-13:
9781841951201
Edition:
2001
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9781841951201
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
576
Publisher:
Canongate Books

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Lanark, a modern vision of hell, is set in the disintegrating cities of Unthank and Glasgow, and tells the interwoven stories of Lanark and Duncan Thaw. A work of extraordinary imagination and wide range, its playful narrative techniques convey a profound message, both personal and political, about humankind's inability to love, and yet our compulsion to go on trying.Widely recognised as a modern classic, Alasdair Gray's magnum opus was first published in 1981 and immediately established him as one of Britain's leading writers. Comparisons have been made to Dante, Blake, Joyce, Orwell, Kafka, Huxley and Lewis Carroll.

Author(s):
Alasdair Gray
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
210x142x87
EAN-13:
9781841951201
Edition:
2001
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9781841951201
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
576
Publisher:
Canongate Books

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