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McGrotty and Ludmilla: or The Harbinger Report

3.63  ·  Rating details ·  64 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Paperback, 133 pages
Published April 5th 1990 by Morag McAlpine
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MJ Nicholls
Feb 11, 2010 rated it really liked it
A swift and entertaining novelisation of Gray’s 1975 radio/stage satire. The relationship between Ludmilla and McGrotty is unconvincing but the bilious swipe at the Tory government is spot-on.

Dated, perhaps, but still an entertaining (and quick) read for the Gray devotee.
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Dec 16, 2007 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2006
A novelization of a radio play...

http://www.alasdairgray.co.uk/plays/m...
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Alasdair Gray trained as a painter at the local Glasgow school of art. He was 47 when he published his first novel, Lanark (1981), which combines all sorts of genres, from sf to autobiography and literary criticism, into a fantastic account of the city of Unthank - a thinly disguised Glasgow.

Gray shows an interest in sex which borders on the unhealthy, as indicated by the title of his 1990 novel S
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