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'A quite extraordinary achievement, the most remarkable thing in Scottish fiction for a very long time. It has changed the landscape.' - Allan Massie, The Scotsman --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Alasdair Gray is, in his own words, an old, asthmatic Glaswegian who lives by painting, writing and book design. William Boyd is the author of nine novels, including A Good Man in Africa, winner of the Whitbread Award and the Somerset Maugham Award; An Ice-Cream War, winner of the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and shortlisted for the Booker Prize; Brazzaville Beach, winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize; Any Human Heart, winner of the Prix Jean Monnet; and Restless, winner of the Costa Novel of the Year, the Yorkshire Post Novel of the Year and a Richard & Judy selection. His most recent novel, Ordinary Thunderstorms, was published in 2009 and film rights have already been sold. William Boyd lives in London. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Largely unreadable. Certainly undeserving of hyped - up reviews.Published 2 months ago by J. E. McKelvey
There aren't enough superlatives for this novel. I've loaned it to a handful of people and everyone agrees that it's astounding writing, however 2 of those people struggled to... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Josh
I've just finished lanark and found it very hard work. I kept going through all five hundred and sixty pages of it, but for the last couple of hundred it felt like coming to the... Read morePublished 23 months ago by JOHNNY MAC
I haven't been able to stop thinking about LARNARK since I read it. It's a book that threatens to be off-putting, not least because it ventures into areas that many readers will... Read morePublished on 10 Dec. 2012 by C. Skala
One of the best books ever written, absolutely phenomenal. I keep buying it to give to others as it deserves to be read by everyone.Published on 6 Dec. 2012 by Mr. Simon Moss