Andrew Drummond

Author

Andrew Drummond was born in Edinburgh and educated at the University of Aberdeen and King’s College, London.  His first novel, An Abridged History of the Construction of the Railway Line between Garve, Ullapool and Lochinver, was published by Polygon and shortlisted for the Saltire First Book of the Year Award in 2004. His later novels, also published by Polygon, are A Handbook of Volapük, Elephantina and Novgorod the Great, and he is also author of The Intriguing Life and Ignominious Death of Maurice Benyovszky (Routledge).

Andrew Drummond was born in Edinburgh and educated at the University of Aberdeen and King’s College, London.  His first novel, An Abridged History of the Construction of the Railway Line between Garve, Ullapool and Lochinver, was published by Polygon and shortlisted for the Saltire First Book of the Year Award in 2004. His later novels, also published by Polygon, are A Handbook of Volapük, Elephantina and Novgorod the Great, and he is also author of The Intriguing Life and Ignominious Death of Maurice Benyovszky (Routledge).

Books

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Oct 2020
    £20.00

    In the 1890s, the people of north-west Scotland grew tired of Government Commissions sent to consider a railway to Ullapool.  Despite rock-solid arguments in favour of such a railway, neither government nor the big railway companies lifted a finger...