Lanark: A Life in Four Books

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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]

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  1. http://books.guardian.co.uk/authors/author/0,,-209,00.html