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Weekend

Weekend( )
Author: McIlvanney, William
ISBN:978-1-78211-306-5
Publication Date:Apr 2014
Publisher:Canongate Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $19.99
Book Description:

In a Victorian mansion hotel on a Scottish island, a group of English Literature lecturers and students from Glasgow gather for a residential weekend. The weekend proves to be a major turning point in the emotional lives of several people - just not quite in the way any of them expected.

Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.903 x 19.812 x 1.702 cm
Book Weight:0.19 Kilograms
Author Biography
McIlvanney, William (Author)
William McIlvanney was born in Kilmarnock, Scotland on November 25, 1936. He was educated at Kilmarnock Academy and Glasgow University. He worked as an English teacher and deputy headmaster before retiring in 1975 to become a full time author. His first novel, Remedy Is None, was published in 1966. His other novels included A Gift from Nessus, Laidlaw, The Papers of Tony Veitch, Strange Loyalties, and The Kiln. The Big Man was made into a film starring Liam Neeson. He won numerous awards including the Whitbread Prize for Docherty, the Crime Writers' Association's Silver Dagger, the Saltire Award, and the Glasgow Herald People's Prize. He was also a poet, journalist, and broadcaster. He died after a short illness on December 5, 2015 at the age of 79.

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