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Irvine Welsh: Crime and Punishment

  • Mon 29 Aug 19:00 - 20:00
  • Baillie Gifford Sculpture Court
  • Captioned
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Irvine Welsh: Crime and Punishment
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The Centre for Open Learning

In 1998, Irvine Welsh published his first detective novel, Filth, featuring Detective Inspector Ray Lennox. Now, Lennox is back in Edinburgh. In The Long Knives, a corrupt, racist Scottish MP with plenty of enemies is found dead behind a warehouse in Leith. Lennox has to set aside his personal feelings and search for the perpetrators. But will the real victims ever get justice? Today Welsh discusses his novel for the first time with Michael Pedersen.

Categories: Crime/Thriller, Fiction, Pay What You Can Events, Politics, Scottish Fiction

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