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  • Poor Things

    Poor Things
    av Alasdair Gray

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781564783073

    "The greatest Scottish novelist since Sir Walter Scott." Anthony Burgess

  • Lanark

    Lanark
    av Alasdair Gray

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782117148

    'Probably the greatest novel of the century' Observer 'Remarkable' William Boyd Lanark, a modern vision of hell, is set in the disintegrating cities of Unthank and Glasgow, and tells the interwoven stories of Lanark and Duncan Thaw. A work of extrao…

  • Lanark

    Lanark
    av Alasdair Gray

    Övrigt - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781838852900

    40th anniversary edition 'Probably the greatest novel of the century' Observer Lanark, a modern vision of hell set in the disintegrating cities of Unthank and Glasgow, tells the interwoven stories of Lanark and Duncan Thaw. A work of extraordinary i…

  • Poor Things

    Poor Things
    av Alasdair Gray

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780747562283

    What strange secret made rich, beautiful, tempestuous Bella Baxter irresistible to the poor Scottish medical student Archie McCandless? Was it her mysterious origin in the home of his monstrous friend Godwin Baxter, the genius whose voice could perf…

  • PURGATORY

    PURGATORY
    av Alasdair Gray

    Övrigt - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786894731

    In part two of La Divina Commedia, one of the masterpieces of world literature, Dante and his guide, the poet Virgil, must enter and traverse Purgatory and the seven deadly sins in their quest to reach Heaven. In this colloquial version of Dante's m…

  • Old Men in Love

    Old Men in Love
    av Alasdair Gray

    Klotband - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931520690

    "Beautiful, inventive, ambitious and nuts."-The Times (London) "Our nearest contemporary equivalent to Blake, our sweetest-natured screwed-up visionary."-London Evening Standard Alasdair Gray's unique melding of humor and metafiction at once hearken…

  • A Gray Play Book

    A Gray Play Book
    av Alasdair Gray

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906307912

    A collection of some of Alasdair Gray's greatest works, this book includes samples of his long and short plays for stage, radio and television (acted between 1956 and 2009); an unperformed opera libretto; excerpts from the Lanark storyboard; and ful…

  • The Semantic Web

    The Semantic Web

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030213473

    This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 16th International Semantic Web Conference, ESWC 2019, held in Portorož, Slovenia. The 39 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 134 submissions. The papers…

  • Of Me and Others

    Of Me and Others
    av Alasdair Gray

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786895202

    In this frank, playful and typically unorthodox collection of essays, Alasdair Gray tells how his early life experiences influenced his writing, including the creation of those landmarks of literature, Lanark and 1982, Janine. He details the inspira…

  • 1982, Janine

    1982, Janine
    av Alasdair Gray

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786893963

    Jock McLeish, failed husband, lover and businessman is alone in a hotel room, drinking whisky, fantasising about sex and contemplating suicide. As he tries to distance himself from reality, his lonely, alcohol-fuelled fantasies are interrupted by a…

  • PARADISE

    PARADISE
    av Alasdair Gray

    Övrigt - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786894748

    'Reveals Gray's powers of insight and invention' Guardian 'One of the most vital retellings of the poem to date' Spectator Dante, now guided by Beatrice, faces the final third of his epic journey through the wheels of divine justice. Yet as he passe…

  • Unlikely Stories, Mostly

    Unlikely Stories, Mostly
    av Alasdair Gray

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781838852733

    A man finds a bald patch on the back of his head that looks curiously like a face, then discovers he's splitting in two. A bored student suggests digging a tunnel into the foundations of the art school. An elderly man is healed by hundreds of tiny p…

  • A Life In Pictures

    A Life In Pictures
    av Alasdair Gray

    Övrigt - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841956404

    Alasdair Gray is known throughout the world for his writing, but he is also a highly regarded artist who not only illustrates and designs his own books, but has created many beautiful and intriguing portraits, paintings, posters and murals. Alasdair…

  • A Life In Pictures

    A Life In Pictures
    av Alasdair Gray

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847671400

    Alasdair Gray is Scotland's best known polymath. Born in 1934 in Glasgow, he graduated in design and mural art from the Glasgow School of Art in 1957. After decades of surviving by painting and writing TV and radio plays, his first novel, the loosel…

  • The Semantic Web ? ISWC 2016

    The Semantic Web ? ISWC 2016

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319465463

    The two-volume set LNCS 9981 and 9982 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th International Semantic Web Conference, ISWC 2016, which was held in Kobe, Japan, in October 2016. The 75 full papers presented in these proceedings were carefully…

  • Cross Section

    Cross Section

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781873331323

  • The Scottish Parliament in its Own Words

    The Scottish Parliament in its Own Words
    av Thomas A.W. Stewart

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912147977

    The Scottish Parliament Oral History Project has compiled a series of interviews with staff, MSPs and journalists regarding their careers and experiences at the Scottish Parliament. These interviews captured a rich array of material, shining new lig…

  • The Semantic Web ? ISWC 2016

    The Semantic Web ? ISWC 2016

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319465227

    The two-volume set LNCS 9981 and 9982 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th International Semantic Web Conference, ISWC 2016, which was held in Kobe, Japan, in October 2016. The 75 full papers presented in these proceedings were carefully…

  • The Fall of Kelvin Walker

    The Fall of Kelvin Walker
    av Alasdair Gray

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781838853853

    It is the Swinging Sixties and Kelvin Walker has moved from Scotland to London to make his fortune. Through his wanton ambition, a megalomania surfaces that is unrelieved by his insensitive attempts at friendship and romance. Yet is he all bad, or a…

  • A History Maker

    A History Maker
    av Alasdair Gray

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841955766

    A tale of border warfare, military and erotic, set in the twenty-third century, where the women rule the kingdom and the men play war games. This is the fictional memoir of Wat Dryhope - edited, annotated and commented upon. History has come to an e…

  • Every Short Story by Alasdair Gray 1951-2012

    Every Short Story by Alasdair Gray 1951-2012
    av Alasdair Gray

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857865618

    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 c…

  • Every Short Story by Alasdair Gray 1951-2012

    Every Short Story by Alasdair Gray 1951-2012
    av Alasdair Gray

    Övrigt - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857865601

    Seventy-three short tales from Gray's earlier books are here joined with sixteen new tales Droll & Plausible, all the original illustrations with some new, and endnotes to inform every curious reader.

  • How We Should Rule Ourselves

    How We Should Rule Ourselves
    av Alasdair Gray

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841957227

    This pamphlet is for anyone alarmed by the present British government. It argues that the component nations of the United Kingdom can become true democracies only by declaring themselves republics. The authors are Alasdair Gray, writer of fiction an…

  • Independence

    Independence
    av Alasdair Gray

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782111696

    Gray argues that a truly independent Scotland will only ever exist when people in every home, school, croft, farm, workshop, factory, island, glen, town and city feel that they too are at the centre of the world. Independence asks whether widespread…

  • The Books of Jonah, Micah and Nahum

    The Books of Jonah, Micah and Nahum
    av Alasdair Gray

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862419714

    This text presents the books of Jonah, Micah and Nahum. The book of Jonah shows the people of Nineveh being forgiven, yet this overturns usual biblical narrative such as Micah and Nahum where Israel's enemies are expected to get their come-uppance.…

  • McGrotty and Ludmilla

    McGrotty and Ludmilla
    av Alasdair Gray

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781838853877

    Mungo McGrotty's career in Whitehall is going nowhere. But when he finds the mysterious (and deadly) Harbinger Report, he realises he can blackmail his way to the very top. This twisted Grayian retelling of the Aladdin story under the Thatcher regim…

  • Sartor Resartus

    Sartor Resartus
    av Thomas Carlyle

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841952789

    This extraordinary work is at one and the same time an account of a personal spiritual crisis and a hilarious spoof on academic learning, early Victorian values and materialism. In Sartor Resartus ('the tailor retailored') a fictitious editor retell…

  • The Book of Prefaces

    The Book of Prefaces
    av Alasdair Gray

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780747559122

    This is a history of how literature spread and developed through three British nations and most North American states.

  • Mavis Belfrage

    Mavis Belfrage
    av Alasdair Gray

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780747530893

    'All of the stories in this collection exude the unique imagination, social commitment and beautifully clear, concise prose of this singular writer' Irish Times From the legendary Scottish author of Poor Things and Landmark, this is a dazzlingly sat…

  • Miscellany of the Scottish History Society, volume XIV

    Miscellany of the Scottish History Society, volume XIV
    av Alasdair Ross

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780906245354

  • Ten Tales Tall and True

    Ten Tales Tall and True
    av Alasdair Gray

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780747568179

    An original and brilliantly eccentric collection of stories from the legendary Scottish author. A lecturer cornered in an embarrassing ménàge à trois, a Glaswegian Cinderella and an extremely talkative dentist all feature in this dazzlingly original…

  • HELL

    HELL
    av Alasdair Gray

    Övrigt - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786892539

    One of the masterpieces of world literature, completed in 1320, Dante's La Divina Commedia describes his journey through Hell, Purgatory and his eventual arrival in Heaven. In this new version of Dante's masterpiece, Alasdair Gray offers an original…

  • Old Men in Love

    Old Men in Love
    av Alasdair Gray

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780747593836

    A dazzlingly original and expansive tale about the possibilities of storytelling from the celebrated Scottish author of Poor Things and Lanark. Old Men in Love, like The Arabian Nights, is about a storyteller whose stories contain other stories. In…

  • Lanark: A Life in Three Acts

    Lanark: A Life in Three Acts
    av David Greig

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571329229

    The first thing I remember is... falling. A young man arrives in a dying city with seashells in his pockets. He doesn't know who he is, or how he got here. He goes by the only name he can think of: Lanark. Lanark is a portrait of the outsider artist…

  • Advances in Databases

    Advances in Databases

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783642245763

    This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the 28th British National Conference on Databases, BNCOD 28, held in Manchester, UK, in July 2011. The 13 revised full papers, 2 short papers, 2 demo papers and 1 poster pa…

  • McRae's Orthopaedic Trauma and Emergency Fracture Management

    McRae's Orthopaedic Trauma and Emergency Fracture Management
    av Timothy O White

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780702057281

    This book is derived from Ronald McRae's Pocketbook of Orthopaedics and Fractures, a highly successful 'survival guide' for the trainee working in accident and emergency or orthopaedic departments. Retaining the underlying principles of the original…

  • The Ends Of Our Tethers: Thirteen Sorry Stories

    The Ends Of Our Tethers: Thirteen Sorry Stories
    av Alasdair Gray

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841955339

    Since 1981, when Alasdair Gray's first novel Lanark was published by Canongate, his characters have aged as fast as their author. The Ends of Our Tethers shows the high jinks of many folk in the last stages of physical, moral and social decrepitude…

  • Revelations: Personal Responses To The Books Of The Bible

    Revelations: Personal Responses To The Books Of The Bible

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841957487

    In 1998, reaction to the Pocket Canons came in Biblical proportions. The simplicity of the idea, the quality of the introductions and the appeal of the format and design made the series an enormous international success. Collected together for the f…