Quotes by Alasdair Gray

About Alasdair Gray:

Alasdair Gray is a Scottish writer and artist. His most acclaimed work is his first novel, Lanark, published in 1981 and written over a period of almost 30 years. It is now regarded as a classic, and was described by The Guardian as "one of the landmarks of 20th-century fiction." His novel Poor Things (1992) won the Whitbread Novel Award and the Guardian Fiction Prize. He describes himself as a civic nationalist (albeit one deeply critical of English immigration into Scotland) and a republican.

Author Bio

  • NameAlasdair Gray
  • DescriptionScottish writer and artist
  • BornDecember 28, 1934
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionWriter; Poet; Novelist
  • WorksLanark: A Life In Four Books; 1982, Janine; Poor Things