William McIlvanney
1936-2015
 

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

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