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William Mcilvanney - Author


William McIlvanney's first novel, Remedy is None, won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize and with Docherty he won the Whitbread Award for Fiction. Laidlaw and The Papers of Tony Veitch both gained Silver Daggers from the Crime Writers' Association. Strange Loyalties, the third in the Detective Laidlaw trilogy, won the Glasgow Herald's People's Prize.

Featured Books, with extracts, by William Mcilvanney

Laidlaw (Laidlaw 1) by William Mcilvanney
Laidlaw (Laidlaw 1)
William Mcilvanney
Maxim Jakubowski's view... Ian Rankin has openly admitted there would have been no Inspector Rebus without Jack Laidlaw! Likewise the current tsunami of Scottish crime writing... The original damaged detective, Laidlaw was created back in 1977 by...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/05/2013
Docherty by William Mcilvanney
Docherty
William Mcilvanney
Docherty is an intense and sometimes painful novel about a working class community in Scotland in the early 1900’s where there is immense hardship and little possibility of escape in the grim lives of the impoverished miners. But there is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/12/2006

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