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Every Short Story by Alasdair Gray 1952-2012 by Alasdair Gray

Every Short Story by Alasdair Gray 1952-2012

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Gathering together every story he has written in a career spanning 60 years, as well as sixteen brand new tales and a host of illustrations, this is a landmark publication from one of Scotland’s greatest writers.

If you like Alasdair Gray you might also like to read books by James Kelman, Iain Sinclair and Irvine Welsh.


Every Short Story by Alasdair Gray 1952-2012 by Alasdair Gray

Sixty four short tales from Gray's earlier books are here joined with ten new stories, with illustrations and information to amuse curious readers.


'Gray is a true original, a twentieth century William Blake.' - Observer

About the Author

Alasdair Gray

Alasdair Gray is an old asthmatic Glaswegian who lives by painting, writing and book design. In addition to Lanark, he is author of Unlikely Stories Mostly, 1982 Janine, The Fall of Kelvin Walker, Lean Tales (with James Kelman and Agnes Owens), Old Negatives (verse), McGrotty & Ludmilla, Something Leather, Why Scots Should Rule Scotland, Poor Things, The Ends of our Tethers and A Life in Pictures.

Author illustration © Alasdair Gray

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Publication date

15th November 2012


Alasdair Gray

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Canongate Books Ltd


944 pages


Literary Fiction
Short Story Collections

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)



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