A Gift from Nessus

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A Gift from Nessus is a novel by the Scottish writer William McIlvanney published in 1968 and republished in 2014.[1]

The novel in 1968 was awarded a Scottish Arts Council Book Award and it was adapted by Bill Craig for the BBC series Play for Today in 1980.[2]


  1. ^ MacGillivray, Alan (1995). "Natural Loyalties: The Work of William McIlvanney". The Association for Scottish Literary Studies: Laverock. Retrieved 22 January 2014.
  2. ^ Young, Andrew (19 September 1989). "Suddenly, the race is on to can the tales of McIlvanney". The Herald. Retrieved 22 January 2014.