Scottish writer and artist
Alasdair Gray (28 December 1934 – 29 December 2019) was a Scottish writer and artist. His first novel, Lanark, published in 1981, was written over almost 30 years. It was described by The Guardian as "one of the landmarks of 20th-century fiction."
|Born||28 December 1934|
|Died||29 December 2019 (aged 85)|
|Occupation||Novelist, artist, playwright, academic, teacher, poet, muralist, illustrator|
|Genre||Science fiction, dystopianism, surrealism, realism|
|Literary movement||Postmodern literature|
|Notable works||Lanark: A Life in Four Books|
The Book of Prefaces
Gray died at a hospital in Glasgow of pneumonia-related problems on 29 December 2019, a day after his 85th birthday.
- ↑ "Alasdair Gray". The Guardian. London. 22 July 2008. Archived from the original on 11 May 2008.
- ↑ Alasdair Gray, the beloved author and artist, has died, Canongate Books. Retrieved 29 December 2019.