About this book
A new edition of the undisputed masterpiece of 20th century Scottish fiction. A modern vision of hell set in the disintegrating cities of Unthank and Glasgow, it tells the stories of Lanark and Duncan Thaw. 'It was time Scotland produced a shattering work of fiction in the modern idiom. This is it.' Anthony Burgess *Also appeared in March Buyer's Notes*
Set in the disintegrating cities of Unthank and Glasgow, this book tells the interwoven stories of Lanark and Duncan Thaw, while offering a modern vision of hell. Its playful narrative techniques intend to convey a profound message, both personal and political, about humankind's inability to love, and yet our compulsion to go on trying.