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1982 Janine

Alasdair Gray

1982 Janine

by Alasdair Gray

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published in Great Britain, Jonathan Cape, 1984.

Other titlesNineteen eighty two Janine.
Statementby Alexander Gray for Bethsy.
The Physical Object
Pagination345p. ;
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22470216M
ISBN 100140179275

Editions for , Janine: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Paperback pu. Lanark is widely and justifiably regarded as Gray’s masterpiece. But I love this novel and its protagonist; masturbating, alcoholic, conservative Jock. It shows the dismal outcome of a life that succumbs to fear, but is still somehow an uplifting book.

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Janine by Alasdair Gray; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Sexual fantasies, Men; Places: Glasgow (Scotland), Scotland. Janine is a searing portrait of male need and inadequacy, as explored via the lonely sexual fantasies of Jock McLeish, failed husband, lover and there is hope here, and the humour (if black) and the imaginative and textual energy of the narrative achieves its own kind of redemption in the end/5(2).


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Janine is a liberal novel of the most satisfying kind. Set over the course of one night inside the head of Jock McLeish, an aging, divorced, alcoholic, insomniac supervisor of security installations, as he tipples in the bedroom of a small Scottish hotel, it makes an unanswerable case that republicanism is a state of absolute spiritual bankruptcy/5.

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Gray's Lanark () used both naturalism and fantasy to find a fictional equivalent--an apotheosis--for the city of Glasgow. This second novel makes a world (failed) inside the head and life of a single Scotsman, Jock McLeish, who lies in a hotel.

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and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Alasdair James Gray (28 December – 29 December ) was a Scottish writer and artist. His first novel, Lanark (), is seen as a landmark of Scottish fiction.

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Alone in a hotel room, Jock attempts again and again to escape the realities of his life through an elaborate sadomasochistic fantasy featuring a woman named Janine. An unforgettably imaginative book, deeply experimental in its form and charged with a dark humour,Janine is a searing portrait of male need and inadequacy.

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