by William McIlvanney


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In a Victorian mansion hotel on a Scottish island, a group of English Literature lecturers and students from Glasgow gather for a residential weekend. The weekend proves to be a major turning point in the emotional lives of several people - just not quite in the way any of them expected.

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ISBN-13: 9781782113065
Publisher: Canongate Books
Publication date: 01/02/2014
Edition description: Main
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 837,366
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

William McIlvanney 's first novel, Remedy is None , won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize and with Docherty he won the Whitbread Award for Fiction. Laidlaw and The Papers of Tony Veitch both gained Silver Daggers from the Crime Writers' Association. Strange Loyalties , the third in the Detective Laidlaw trilogy, won the Glasgow Herald's People's Prize. He died in December 2015.

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