|Publisher||Hodder and Stoughton|
|Media type||Print (Hardcover)|
|LC Class||PZ4.M1498 Lai PR6063.A237|
|Followed by||The Papers of Tony Veitch|
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Laidlaw is the first novel of a series of crime books by William McIlvanney. It features DI Laidlaw and DC Harkness, his assigned assistant, in their attempts to find the brutal sex related murderer of a Glasgow teenager. Laidlaw is marked by his unconventional methods in tracking the killer, immersing himself in a '70s Glasgow featuring violence and bigotry.
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