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Andrew Greig


Scotland (b.1951)
Husband of Lesley Glaister

Andrew Greig is a poet and novelist. He was born in Bannockburn in Scotland and educated at the University of Edinburgh. He lives in Orkney and Sheffield.
 
Anthologies edited
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Non fiction
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Awards
Saltire Literary Awards Best Book winner (2004) : In Another Light
Walter Scott Prize Best Historical Novel nominee (2014) : Fair Helen


Andrew Greig recommends
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Upstairs in the Tent (2001)
Cynthia Rogerson
"A real page-turner, witty and touching and true. I read it with delight."
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Afterlife (2009)
Sean O'Brien
"A convincing, darkly comic and painful take on the astonishingly poisonous world of poetry and literary aspiration."
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Mussolini's Island (2017)
Sarah Day
"A thoroughly absorbing and moving novel, one that convincingly illuminates a strange and largely forgotten aspect of life in Fascist Italy."
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Dark Water (2018)
Elizabeth Lowry
"Remarkable, powerful, at once realist and heightened, gothic, mythic, with sudden flashes of humour. It is a page-turner, a powerful re-invigoration of the historical novel, weighted with multiple resonances of Moby Dick, Mutiny on the Bounty and The Ancient Mariner."

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