Papers of Tony Veitch - William McIlvanney

Papers of Tony Veitch

THE SECOND IN THE ORIGINAL LAIDLAW TRILOGY. WINNER OF THE CWA SILVER DAGGER.
THE DARK REMAINS, Laidlaw's first case, out 2 September 2021. PRE-ORDER NOW!

'In a class of his own' Guardian
'Reads like a breathless scalpel through the bloody heart of a great city' Denise Mina

Eck Adamson, an alcoholic vagrant, summons Jack Laidlaw to his deathbed. Les mer
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THE SECOND IN THE ORIGINAL LAIDLAW TRILOGY. WINNER OF THE CWA SILVER DAGGER.
THE DARK REMAINS, Laidlaw's first case, out 2 September 2021. PRE-ORDER NOW!

'In a class of his own' Guardian
'Reads like a breathless scalpel through the bloody heart of a great city' Denise Mina

Eck Adamson, an alcoholic vagrant, summons Jack Laidlaw to his deathbed. Probably the only policeman in Glasgow who would bother to respond, Laidlaw sees in Eck's cryptic last message a clue to the murder of a gangland thug and the disappearance of a student. With stubborn integrity, Laidlaw tracks a seam of corruption that runs from the top to the bottom of society.

Acclaimed for its corrosive wit, dark themes and original maverick detective, the Laidlaw trilogy has earned the status of classic crime fiction.
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Forlag: Canongate Books
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 320
ISBN: 9781838856229
Format: 20 x 13 cm
Winner of CWA Silver Dagger 1983 UK.
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«A bloody good read»

«The pure distilled essence of Scottish crime writing»

«Fastest, first and best, Laidlaw is the melancholy heir to Marlowe. Reads like a breathless scalpel cut through the bloody heart of a city»

«A crime trilogy so searing it will burn forever into your memory. McIlvanney is the original Scottish criminal mastermind»

«It's doubtful I would be a crime writer without the influence of McIlvanney's Laidlaw»

«In a class of his own»

* Guardian *

«The good news is that Laidlaw is back»

* Observer *

«He kicked the door open so the likes of Ian Rankin, Denise Mina and me could sneak through behind him»

«The Laidlaw books are not just great crime novels, they are important ones. McIlvanney proved that crime writing could have both perfect style and huge ambition. Most of us writing crime fiction today are standing on the shoulders of giants. McIlvanney is one such giant»

«McIlvanney is the razor king of Scottish crime writing, carving out crackling prose and pounding storylines. His Laidlaw is an enduring hero with the dry wit and insight to make other literary detectives seem two-dimensional»

William McIlvanney is the author of the award-winning Laidlaw trilogy, featuring Glasgow's original maverick detective. Both Laidlaw and The Papers of Tony Veitch gained Silver Daggers from the Crime Writers' Association, while the third in the series, Strange Loyalties, won the Glasgow Herald's People's Prize. He died in December 2015.

The Papers of Tony Veitch is the second book in the Laidlaw Trilogy.