Lanark: A Life in Four Books

book by Alasdair Gray

Lanark: A Life in Four Books was the first novel of Scottish writer Alasdair Gray, and is still his best known. The book was written over a period of almost thirty years and was published in 1981. It has real and fantasy descriptions of Gray's home city of Glasgow.

The book has won the Saltire Society Book of the Year and David Niven awards, and has become a cult classic. In 2006, The Guardian said Lanark was "one of the landmarks of 20th-century fiction."[1]

References change

  1. "Alasdair Gray". the Guardian. 22 July 2008. Retrieved 12 June 2018.