WorldCat Identities

McIlvanney, William 1936-

Overview
Works: 78 works in 316 publications in 4 languages and 4,521 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Poetry  Pictorial works  Drama  Film adaptations  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent, Narrator, Commentator
Classifications: PR6063.A237, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William McIlvanney
Strange loyalties by William McIlvanney ( Book )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Detective Inspector Jack Laidlaw blunders his way through ruined lives and frustrated relationships investigating his brother's murder and a drug pusher in Glasgow
Laidlaw by William McIlvanney ( Book )
36 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complex, unconventional detective, Laidlaw, is assigned to investigate the murder of a young girl
The papers of Tony Veitch by William McIlvanney ( Book )
26 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
The big man by William McIlvanney ( Book )
20 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Weekend by William McIlvanney ( Book )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a Victorian mansion hotel on a Scottish island, a group of English literature lecturers and students from Glasgow gather for a study weekend, though studying is not exactly what some of them have in mind. And the weekend does prove to be a major turning point in the emotional lives of serveral people
Docherty by William McIlvanney ( Book )
30 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the end of 1903, in working-class town in the West of Scotland, Tam Docherty's youngest son, Conn is born. Tam is determined that life and the pits won't swallow up his boy the way it has him. Courageous and questioning, Docherty emerges as a leader of almost indomitable strength, but in a close-knit community tradition is a powerful opponent
The kiln by William McIlvanney ( Book )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Forfatteren Docherty, der lever alene i Edinburgh, søger tilbage i sin fortid til barndommens sommer 1955 i jagten på årsagen til at han har udviklet sig til en skuffet særling
Walking wounded by William McIlvanney ( Book )
16 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Remedy is none by William McIlvanney ( Book )
13 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Glasgow University student, shocked over the death of his father, feels mixed emotions concerning his mother, her new husband, and himself
A gift from Nessus by William McIlvanney ( Book )
13 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The longships in harbour: poems by William McIlvanney ( Book )
3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In through the head by William McIlvanney ( Book )
4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scottish writers talking : George Mackay Brown, Jessie Kesson, Norman MacCaig, William McIlvanney, David Toulmin ( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These words : weddings and after : an essay and poetry by William McIlvanney ( Book )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Surviving the shipwreck by William McIlvanney ( Book )
5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Laidlaw by William McIlvanney ( Book )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in French and English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kriminalroman. Kriminalassistent Laidlaw bliver sat til at opklare et seksualmord og må arbejde om kap med Glasgows underverden, som også er interesseret i at afsløre morderen
Shades of grey : Glasgow, 1956-1987 by Oscar Marzaroli ( Book )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Docherty by William McIlvanney ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Docherty" est né de la rencontre inusitée du populisme et des grandes interrogations philosophiques. Le roman est une évocation, inspirée de l'histoire des McIllvanney, de la vie dans une communauté minière de l'ouest de l'Ecosse au début du XXe siècle
Etranges loyautés by William McIlvanney ( Book )
3 editions published in 1992 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crossing the line ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Danny Scoular, a loving family man and out-of-work coal miner with a criminal record, has one desperate option: a high-risk, bare-knuckles prizefight financed by the ruthless Glasgow underworld. Can Danny win back both his dignity and family, or will the fists of a man reveal the heart of a hero?
 
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Alternative Names
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Mc Ilvanney, William 1936-
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マッキルヴァニー, ウィリアム
Languages
English (218)
French (9)
German (1)
Danish (1)
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