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William McIlvanney

William McIlvanney (born on 25 November 1936 in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland) is a writer of crime stories, novels, 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.

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    Who thinks the law has anything to do with justice? It’s what we have because we can’t have justice.
    —William McIlvanney (b. 1936)