Laidlaw

Laidlaw

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 02/05/2013
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Laidlaw
The birth of Tartan Noir
Canongate have just re-published this Scottish crime classic and it is mighty fine indeed. After having been recommended this book numerous times, I finall... READ MORE
Claudia  Sunderhauf

Synopsis

WINNER OF THE CWA SILVER DAGGER Meet Jack Laidlaw, the original damaged detective. When a young woman is found brutally murdered in Kelvingrove Park, only Laidlaw stands a chance of finding her murderer from among the hard men, gangland villains and self-made moneymen who lurk in the city's shadows.

  • Publisher: Canongate Books
  • ISBN: 9780857869869
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Weight: 205g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 18 mm

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Laidlaw
Brilliant
An Oldie but definitely a Goodie This rerelease by Canongate Books of William McIlvanney’s defunctive detective is a brilliant reminder as to why he is con... READ MORE
atticusfinch1048
Laidlaw
Scottish Noir 70s Style
Jack Laidlaw is going after a killer. A young woman is found brutally murdered in a park. Laidlaw is extremely unorthodox in the way he is driven to fin... READ MORE
booklover
Laidlaw
Jack Laidlaw #1
Set in Glasgow in the 1970's. A girl has been murdered in Kelvingrove park. They know who the killer is, they just need to find him. But they are not the... READ MORE
Louise Wilson
Laidlaw
Cracker
Glad I took up the recommendations from among others Val McDermid, Ian Rankin and Peter May. This is a cracker of a read. I look forward to reading the sec... READ MORE
Sara Aye Moung