Unlikely stories, mostly

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Penguin, Sep 26, 1984 - Fiction - 271 pages
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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.

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User Review  - Brian Boyle - Goodreads

Good short stories, mostly. Alasdair Gray's quirkiness and subversive wit shines through in this excellent collection of short stories. Read full review

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User Review  - Alan - Goodreads

Alasdair Gray is, by his own oft-repeated admission, a terrible writer who has been committing not-very-likeable prose, drawings and other miscellanea to paper while tucked away in an obscure and tiny ... Read full review


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Alasdair Gray was born in 1934 in Glasgow, where he still lives. A painter as well as a writer, Mr. Gray describes himself as "an artist in words and pictures." He is the author of Poor Things, Lannark, and 1982 Janine, among other novels and story collections.

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