In a Victorian mansion hotel on a Scottish island, a group of English Literature lecturers and students from Glasgow gather for a study weekend, though studying is not exactly what some of them have in mind. And the weekend does prove to be a major turning point in the emotional lives of several people - just not quite in the way any of them expected. As entertaining as it is thought-provoking, William McIlvanney's novel brilliantly illustrates how humans are driven by animal instincts, but have the mental capacity to analyse, harness and rue them. Which also means we continue to dream, even when our dreams fail us.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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May 2007 : UK Hardback
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Title: Weekend (Ulverscroft Large Print)
Author(s): William McIlvanney
ISBN: 1-84617-747-2 / 978-1-84617-747-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
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August 2006 : UK Hardback
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Title: Weekend
Author(s): William McIlvanney
ISBN: 0-340-65737-5 / 978-0-340-65737-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre (Hodder & Stroughton)
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Paperback Editions

January 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: Weekend
Author(s): William McIlvanney
ISBN: 1-78211-306-1 / 978-1-78211-306-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Books
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May 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: Weekend
Author(s): William McIlvanney
ISBN: 0-340-65738-3 / 978-0-340-65738-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
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Kindle Editions

January 2014 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Weekend
Author(s): William McIlvanney
Publisher: Canongate Books
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