Every Short Story by Alasdair Gray 1951-2012
The first sixteen tales in this collection were published by Canongate in 1983 with the title Unlikely Stories, Mostly. This collection also has fifty-seven tales from later books, plus sixteen new ones written for the hardback publication of this collection. This last section, Tales Droll and Plausible, shows that Gray's recent twenty-first-century fiction is as uncomfortably funny and up to date as his earliest.
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Widsith - LibraryThing
I have this weird thing with Alasdair Gray. When I think of him in an abstract sense, I think he's one of the best British writers alive. But whenever I'm actually reading him, I always have this ... Read full review
Agnes Owens asked axletree beside Billy Connolly boilerman British British Rail called can’t cries Dear Dear Dear Donalda door dream drink emperor enjoy entryphone eyes face father feel friends garden girl give Glasgow glass Grolsh hand Harry Harry’s head headmistress hear Hjordis I’ve James Kelman Jamie Jimmy John Peel June June’s kitchen knew laughed Lean Tales leave Liddel Linda live look Manton marriage married minutes mother murmurs navvy never night nods nowadays once poem remember round Scottish seemed sighs sits smile someone sorry stands stares stop story street suddenly talk teacher TELECINE tell there’s things thought Tohu told turned Vlasta voice walk week wife window woman women won’t words write you’ll you’re you’ve young