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Andrew Greig - Author


Andrew Greig is a poet and novelist. He has published six volumes of poetry (Bloodaxe) and four novels, the most recent of which, That Summer, brought him to a wide readership. He was born in Bannockburn in Scotland and educated at the University of Edinburgh. He lives in Orkney and Sheffield (with his wife the writer Leslie Glaister). Among other things, he is known as the unofficial poet laureate of the mountaineering community and a love of the land characterises much of his work.

If you like Andrew Greig you might also like to read books by David Guterson, Sebastian Faulks and Ian McEwan.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Andrew Greig

Preferred Lies by Andrew Greig
Preferred Lies
Andrew Greig
Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award 2006. Lyrically written prose is the hallmark of Andrew Greig’s writing and this one is no exception. Mixing his passions of Scotland and golf he provides a vivid and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/05/2006
In Another Light by Andrew Greig
In Another Light
Andrew Greig
I have a lot of time for this author. You really should seek out That Summer, a lovely World War II tale. This is dual time. Penang in the 1930s and the Orkneys today where our protagonist goes home to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/04/2005

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