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Description - 1982, Janine by Alasdair Gray

An unforgettably challenging book about power and powerlessness, men and women, masters and servants, small countries and big countries, Alasdair Gray's exploration of the politics of pornography has lost none of its power to shock. Disliked by some and praised by others, 1982 Janine is a searing portrait of male need and inadequacy, as explored via the lonely sexual fantasies of Jock McLeish, failed husband, lover and business man. Yet there is hope here, too, and the humour (if black) and the imaginative and textual energy of the narrative achieves its own kind of redemption in the end.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781841953465
ISBN-10: 1841953466
Format: Paperback / softback
(196mm x 126mm x 22mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Canongate Classics
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Publish Date: 20-May-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Alasdair Gray

Alasdair Gray is an old, asthmatic Glaswegian who lives by painting, writing and book design. He is currently working on a book about his visual art, A Life in Pictures, copiously illustrated, to be published by Canongate in 2008.

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