Alasdair Gray's first book of short stories is a masterful collection that further established him as one of Scotland's most original and important writers when it first appeared in 1983. This new edition, includes a new unlikely story, "Inches in a Column", that was lost at the time of original publication.
"An impressive, playful and beautiful book..". -- Times Literary Supplement
"The book is a wonder of ingenuity, a varied and rich collection in which Gray's abilities as a visual artist and illustrator are placed not only beside but within the products of his fertile imagination as a writer". -- The Washington Post
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This is Alastair Gray's first collection of short stories. This edition includes a new story, Inches In a Column, that was lost at the time of original publication. He is the author of Lanark, Why Scots Should Rule Scotland and won the Whitbread Prize for Poor Things.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1984. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140069259
Book Description Penguin Books, 1984. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140069259
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