William McIlvanney

Biography

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.

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    William Mcilvanney and Doug Johnstone talk writing and Laidlaw

  • A Series of Events

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    Don't miss Willie McIlvanney's series of events over the summer.

  • Laidlaw Sampler

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    Meet the original damaged detective, Jack Laidlaw, and read a full interview with creator William McIlvanney

  • Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Award

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    William McIlvanney goes from strength to strength, picking up a Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Award for writing

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