Also by William McIlvanney: The Laidlaw Investigations Laidlaw The Papers of Tony Veitch Other novels The Big Man .
Also by William McIlvanney: The Laidlaw Investigations Laidlaw The Papers of Tony Veitch Other novels The Big Man Remedy is None A Gift from Nessus Docherty Th. Extract from The Crime Interviews Volume Two: Bestselling Authors Talk About.
William McIlvanney (25 November 1936 – 5 December 2015) was a Scottish novelist, short story writer, and poet. He was known as Gus by friends and acquaintances. McIlvanney was a champion of gritty yet poetic literature; his works Laidlaw, The Papers of Tony Veitch, and Walking Wounded are all known for their portrayal of Glasgow in the 1970s. He is regarded as "the father of Tartan Noir" and as Scotland's Camus.
Book Three in William McIlvanney's Laidlaw Trilogy From William McIlvanney, the father of 'Tartan Noir’. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.
Before eating, I stood at the bar with a tomato juice. I was becoming a connoisseur of soft drinks. There were maybe half-a-dozen people in. The barman, whose name was Alan, had a face like a Christmas tree, every vein a fairy-light. He had decided he would have to sell out to the brewers. He couldn’t understand where all the takings he used to have had gone. I thought he might look in the mirror for a clue. He was drinking doubles. But then again maybe I was just jealous
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When his brother dies stepping out in front of a car, Detective Jack Laidlaw is determined to find out what really happened. With corrosive wit, Laidlaw relates an emotional quest through Glasgow's underworld, and into the past. The free online library containing 450000+ books. Listen to books in audio format instead of reading.
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Book Three in William McIlvanney's Laidlaw Trilogy From William McIlvanney, the father of 'Tartan Noir, comes the third book in the groundbreaking Laidlaw series, one that explores the ruin of the body, the corruption of the soul and the shattering of society (Wall Street Journal). This third book in the series begins with Jack Laidlaws despair and anger at his brothers death in a banal road accident
Under those wigs, what strange heads mulled in port and pickled in prejudice? ‘Lawyers,’ I said to the ceiling above my bath.
Under those wigs, what strange heads mulled in port and pickled in prejudice? ‘Lawyers,’ I said to the ceiling above my bath. Who could trust them? They stuff their wallets with crimes and declare themselves the pillars of society. Their fees are often fiscal robbery but who can nail them but themselves? ‘A brilliant lawyer’ was a phrase I had often heard. That was all right if all you meant was an ability to play legal games.