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28 December 1934
|Occupation||Novelist, artist, playwright, academic, teacher, poet, muralist, illustrator|
|Genre||Science fiction, dystopianism, surrealism, realism|
|Literary movement||Postmodern literature|
|Notable works||Lanark: A Life in Four Books|
The Book of Prefaces
Alasdair Gray (born 28 December 1934) is a Scottish writer and artist. His first novel, Lanark, published in 1981, was written over almost 30 years. It was described by The Guardian as "one of the landmarks of 20th-century fiction."