William Angus McIlvanney was born in Kilmarnock, Scotland. He studied at Glasgow University and worked as a school teacher before becoming a full-time writer. Apart from crime novels he also wrote mainstream novels, books of short stories and poetry.
Titles and year of publication:
|1) Laidlaw (Silver Dagger Award)||1977|
|2) The Papers of Tony Veitch (Silver Dagger Award)||1983|
|3) Strange Loyalties||1991|