Books by William McIlvanney

STRANGE LOYALTIES by William McIlvanney
Released: May 22, 1992

"Structurally a detective story with more solution than mystery, but really a grimly effective novel like Chandler's The Long Goodbye, about the detective's loyalty to the dead."
The third outing for Glasgow police detective Jack Laidlaw (Laidlaw, 1977; The Papers of Tony Veitch, 1983) starts off with the most understated premise imaginable: Given that the driver who ran down Jack's brother Scott wasn't looking to kill him, why should Scott have died just then? Read full book review >