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Lanark: A Life In 4 Books - Alasdair Gray
Lanark: A Life In 4 Books
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ISBN: 9780330319652 (0330319655)
Edition language: English
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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it
3.0 Inflated Footnotes: "Lanark - A Life in Four Books" by Alasdair Gray
(Original Review, 1981-03-10)I don't have problem with intertextual interpretation as such. It's only that I've always seen reading as a collaborative process between an author and a reader. If you look at it that way, it makes you wonder which parts of deep reading “Lanark” come from the mind of Al...
Blogged Out Ma Nut
Blogged Out Ma Nut rated it
This went from:Book 3- definite favourite book ever!Book 1-... I'll skip thisBook 2-... I'll skip thisBook 4-... .... .... ....Sad. I think it is cruel to create an immersive and surprising world that draws the reader in, then spend 3 other books talking about your own life and revealing ev...
Warwick rated it
I wanted very much to love this book, which was probably my first mistake. I had heard a lot of extremely complimentary things about how it was the most unusual, eccentric and meaningful novel various people had read for ages, and I probably came to it with rather exaggerated hopes. Anyway, it's goo...
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Bettie's Books rated it
It opens with Book III Chapter 1. The EliteThe Elite Café was entered by a staircase from the foyer of a cinema.This reads like a post modern Ulysses and I didn't enjoy that too much either. Parts 1 and 2 are about one named person, and 3 and 4 about another.Part 3 comes first.And then it is discove...
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