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1982 Janine

1982 Janine

(1984)
A novel by

 
An unforgettably challenging book about power and powerlessness, men and women, masters and servants, small countries and big countries, Alasdair Gray's exploration of the politics of pornography has lost none of its power to shock. Disliked by some and praised by others, 1982 Janine is a searing portrait of male need and inadequacy, as explored via the lonely sexual fantasies of Jock McLeish, failed husband, lover and business man. Yet there is hope here, too, and the humour (if black) and the imaginative and textual energy of the narrative achieves its own kind of redemption in the end.

 
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Used availability for Alasdair Gray's 1982 Janine


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Hardback Editions

October 1984 : USA Hardback
Title: 1982 Janine
Author(s): Alasdair Gray
ISBN: 0-670-51387-3 / 978-0-670-51387-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking Adult
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April 1984 : UK Hardback
Title: 1982, Janine
Author(s): Alasdair Gray
ISBN: 0-224-02094-3 / 978-0-224-02094-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd
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Paperback Editions

May 2003 : UK Paperback
Title: 1982, Janine (Canongate Classics)
Author(s): Alasdair Gray
ISBN: 1-84195-346-6 / 978-1-84195-346-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Classics
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August 1993 : UK Paperback
Title: 1982, Janine
Author(s): Alasdair Gray
ISBN: 0-14-017927-5 / 978-0-14-017927-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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July 1985 : UK Paperback
Title: 1982 - Janine
Author(s): Alasdair Gray
ISBN: 0-14-007110-5 / 978-0-14-007110-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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Kindle Editions

July 2010 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: 1982, Janine (Canongate Classics)
Author(s): Alasdair Gray
Publisher: Canongate Books
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