Andrew Crumey

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Andrew Crumey (pronounced "Croomy") has a PhD in theoretical physics and is former literary editor of Scotland on Sunday. His novels combine history, philosophy, science and humour, and have been praised and translated worldwide. He won the £60,000 Northern Rock Foundation Writers Award, the UK's largest literary prize, for his most recent novel Sputnik Caledonia. It was also shortlisted for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and Scottish Book of the Year, and longlisted for the Arthur C Clarke Award.
His 1994 debut novel, Music, in a Foreign Language, won the Saltire First Book Award and was longlisted for the Guardian Fiction Prize. Pfitz was a New York Times Notable Book, and D'Alembert's Principle was called in for the Booker Prize. Mr
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Pfitz

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Sputnik Caledonia

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Mr Mee

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Music, in a Foreign Language

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D'Alembert's Principle

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The Secret Knowledge

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The Great Chain of Unbeing

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“The first impression is the truth, and all that follows is merely the excuse of memory.”
Andrew Crumey, Mr. Mee

“We are the unknown, he says, and you will join us.”
Andrew Crumey, The Secret Knowledge

“By being published, any author's words cease to be his own, but rather belong to his reader.”
Andrew Crumey, D'Alembert's Principle: A Novel in Three Panels

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