A polemic on the case for Scottish independence by the writer, artist, thinker and cultural icon, Alasdair Gray
Since 1981, when Alasdair Gray's first novel (Lanark: A Life in Four Books) was published by Canongate, he has published twenty books, most of them novels and short stories. In his own words, 'Alasdair Gray is a fat, spectacled, balding, increasingly old Glaswegian pedestrian who has mainly lived by writing and designing books, most of them fiction.
* A necessary genius -- ALI SMITH * One of the most gifted writers to have put pen to paper in the English language -- IRVINE WELSH * A great writer, perhaps the greatest writer living in Britain today -- WILL SELF * If Scotland chooses independence, Gray will have been one of its unacknowledged legislators. He writes about his culture with universal resonance Independent