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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. ---->>>

Good lies need a leavening of truth to make them palatable. ---->>>


Nationality: Scottish
Born: 11-25, 1936
Die: 2015-12-05
Occupation: Writer

William McIlvanney (25 November 1936 – 5 December 2015) was a Scottish novelist, short story writer, and poet. He was known as Willie by friends and acquaintances. McIlvanney was 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 (wikipedia)