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Eck Adamson, an alcoholic vagrant, summons Jack Laidlaw to his deathbed. Probably the only policeman in Glasgow who would bother to respond, Laidlaw sees in Eck's cryptic last message a clue to the murder of a gangland thug and the disappearance of a student. 

With stubborn integrity, Laidlaw tracks a seam of corruption that runs from the top to the bottom of society.

©2019 William McIlvanney (P)2019 Canongate Books Ltd

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  • 18-01-2021

brilliant story brilliantly performed

loved this book and real depth to the plot. brilliant performance by Mark Bonnar in the rich character profiles.

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  • 19-11-2020

Mediocre

Strong character (if a bit self absorbed), weak story and, after Laidlaw, missed WMs own narration.

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