Quotes by William McIlvanney

About William McIlvanney:

William McIlvanney is a Scottish writer of novels, short stories, and poetry. McIlvanney is a champion of gritty yet poetic literature; his works Laidlaw, The Papers of Tony Veitch, and Walking Wounded are all known for their portrayal of Glasgow in the 1970s. He is regarded as "the father of 'Tartan Noir’" and Scotland's Camus.

Author Bio

  • NameWilliam McIlvanney
  • DescriptionScottish writer
  • BornNovember 25, 1936
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionWriter
  • WorksLaidlaw
  • AwardsGeoffrey Faber Memorial Prize