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Series  Laidlaw #3
Pages  281
Author  William McIlvanney
Page count  281
Publisher  Hodder & Stoughton
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Publication date  1991
Originally published  1991
Preceded by  The Papers of Tony Veitch
ISBN  9780340533789
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Similar  The Papers of Tony Veitch, Laidlaw, Remedy is None, Docherty, The Big Man

Strange Loyalties is a 1991 crime novel by William McIlvanney. This book is the third in the series featuring the character Laidlaw. This series of books is recognised as the foundation of the Tartan Noir genre.

Contents

Plot

The novel centres around the death of Jack Laidlaw's brother who is run over by a car. Laidlaw is faced with an emotional journey to the depths of Glasgow's underworld and his own past, to discover the truth, finds out as much about himself as his brother.

Style

Unlike the first two novels in this series, Strange Loyalties is written as a first-person narrative.

Editions

The book was first published in 1991 by Hodder & Staughton, and was reissued on 3 June 2013 by Canongate.

References

Strange Loyalties Wikipedia


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