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A Short Survey of Classic Scottish Writing By Alasdair Gray

A Short Survey of Classic Scottish Writing by Alasdair Gray

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Think of them as a reintroduction to the impact of the finest writing, whether non-fiction, poetry, short stories or novellas. Specially commissioned as one of the launch titles in the Pocket Classics series, Alasdair Gray has written, in his own inimitable style, a wonderfully engaging account of the evolution of Scottish literature.

A Short Survey of Classic Scottish Writing Summary

A Short Survey of Classic Scottish Writing by Alasdair Gray

This year sees the launch of the Pocket Classics, a series of short works for pleasurable reading in a pocket-sized format. These books offer an intriguing and original mixture of new and varied reading experiences from a wide range of Scottish writing from different genres and all periods. Think of them as a reintroduction to the impact of the finest writing, whether non-fiction, poetry, short stories or novellas. Specially commissioned as one of the launch titles in the Pocket Classics series, Alasdair Gray has written, in his own inimitable style, a wonderfully engaging account of the evolution of Scottish literature. Spanning eight centuries, this appreciation of the extraordinary diversity of Scotland's literary output is by turns illuminating, scholarly, incisive, provocative and hilarious - in short a unique introduction to the Scottish Classics.

About Alasdair Gray

Alasdair Gray is an old, asthmatic Glaswegian who lives by painting, writing and book design. He is currently working on a book about his visual art, A Life in Pictures, copiously illustrated, to be published by Canongate in 2008.

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GOR010568828
A Short Survey of Classic Scottish Writing by Alasdair Gray
Used - Like New
Paperback
Canongate Books Ltd
2001-08-15
144
1841951676
9781841951676
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