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Ten tales tall & true

Alasdair Gray

Ten tales tall & true

by Alasdair Gray

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Published by Penguin in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAlasdair Gray.
The Physical Object
Pagination171p.
Number of Pages171
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17152300M
ISBN 100140175792

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It is written in a variety of voices and tenses, and is designed and illustrated by the author. Get this from a library. Ten tales tall & true: social realism, sexual comedy, science fiction, satire.

[Alasdair Gray] -- A collection of stories, some witty, some sad, by a well-known Scottish writer. In one the author describes future operations of British Rail whose computers tell you when the train is about to.

The truthful tales are better than the tall ones in this rambunctious collection by the Scottish author of the well-received Poor Things. The title itself is a whopper: there are 12 stories, a prologu.

This is a book of ten short tales. One tale is about a boy who turns into a peanut, another is about a giant turnip, one about a magic drum and many more. Each is very short, easy to read and very enjoyable. I found myself smiling while reading each story. Some were very sweet, while others were quite funny.

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In this collection of (in fact) more than ten stories noted Scottish writer Alasdair Gray (Poor Things, ) again displays both his artistic talents—the illustrations are his own—and his sometimes quirky, but always original storytelling gifts.

Many of these stories have previously appeared in British journals like The Independent and The Glasgow Herald; with a few exceptions, the most. A lecturer cornered in an embarrassing menage a trois, a Glaswegian Cinderella, and an extremely talkative dentist all feature in this brilliant and original collection of tall tales from Alasdair Gray, author of Lanark, Poor Things and The Book of Prefaces.

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