Allan Massie





Allan Massie

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October 19, 1938

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Allan Massie (born 1938) is a well-known Scottish journalist, sports writer and novelist. Massie is one of Scotland's most prolific and well-known journalists, writing regular columns for The Scotsman, The Sunday Times (Scotland) and the Scottish Daily Mail. He is also the author of nearly 30 books, including 20 novels. He is notable for writing about the distant past.


Average rating: 3.64 · 1,617 ratings · 182 reviews · 60 distinct works · Similar authors
Augustus (Emperors, #2)
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 224 ratings — published 1986 — 9 editions
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The Royal Stuarts: A Histor...
3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 220 ratings — published 2010 — 11 editions
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Tiberius (Emperors, #3)
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 167 ratings — published 1990 — 10 editions
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Caesar (Emperors, #1)
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 146 ratings — published 1993 — 10 editions
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Caligula (Emperors, #4)
3.58 of 5 stars 3.58 avg rating — 99 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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Antony
3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 94 ratings — published 1998 — 8 editions
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Arthur the King
3.12 of 5 stars 3.12 avg rating — 108 ratings — published 2003 — 5 editions
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Death in Bordeaux
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 81 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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Nero's Heirs
3.49 of 5 stars 3.49 avg rating — 49 ratings — published 1999 — 3 editions
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The Evening of the World: a...
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 51 ratings — published 1999 — 5 editions
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“Life is not mathematics, and few things have only one correct answer”
Allan Massie, The Evening of the World: a Romance of the Dark Ages

“Macbeth was played before the first Stuart king of Great Britain and Ireland, James VI of Scots and I of England, and this scene served as a compliment to him.”
Allan Massie, The Royal Stuarts: A History of the Family That Shaped Britain

“The word ‘steward’ derives from the Anglo-Saxon ‘stig’, meaning a hall, and ‘weard’, which is ward, guardian or keeper.”
Allan Massie, The Royal Stuarts: A History of the Family That Shaped Britain

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