cover of william mcilvanney's laidlaw novel

E63 — Tartan Noir — Laidlaw

We are back! Sorry for the delay. We needed an extended holiday break. In this episode, we discuss Tartan/Scottish Noir through the lens of what is considered the first Tartan Noir Laidlaw. Laidlaw is a gritty detective novel taking place on the streets of Glasgow in the 1970s. William McIlvanney (or Gus to his friends) is considered …

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