A Chancer

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A Chancer is a novel by the Scottish writer James Kelman published in 1985.[1][2] This novel is the first to be written by Kelman, but it was published after The Busconductor Hines.[3]


  1. ^ Kővesi, Simon (July 2007). "A Chancer (1985)". Manchester Scholarship Online. doi:10.7228/manchester/9780719070969.003.0003. 
  2. ^ Nicoll, Laurence (2009). "In Place of Dialectics: Freedom and Contingency in Russian and Scottish Fiction". International Journal of Scottish Literature (Five). 
  3. ^ Hames, Scott (ed) (2010). The Edinburgh Companion to James Kelman. Edinburgh University Press. pp. ix.