Andrew Nicoll - Quercus

Andrew Nicoll



After a brief stint as a lumberjack, Andrew Nicoll has spent his working life as a journalist. He has had short stories published in New Writing Scotland and other magazines. His first novel, The Good Mayor won the Saltire First Book Award and has been translated into 20 languages. He is 45 years old and married with three children.
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If You're Reading This, I'm Already Dead

Andrew Nicoll
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Andrew Nicoll

Otto Witte. Acrobat of Hamburg. King of Albania.Sitting in his caravan, drinking what is left of his coffee (dust), Otto has narrowly escaped death at the hands of allied bombs. Convinced his luck has run out and he will not see morning, he decides to record the story of his life for the poor soul who finds his body.And what a story it is. Years earlier, when he was in either Buda or Pest, working at the circus, a newspaper article was brought to his attention. Why? Because in it was a picture of a particular Turkish prince, called to Albania to be their new king. And this prince just so happened to bear a striking resemblance to Otto . . .A plan is formed, adventure is born and with the help of Otto's friends, enemies (and a camel), Otto is about to give the performance of his life.

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The Love and Death of Caterina

Andrew Nicoll
Authors:
Andrew Nicoll

Caterina is beautiful, sensuous, gifted - a woman alive with possibility. When she walks into a room, no one can look away.Luciano Valdez - celebrated writer and respected university lecturer whose life is teetering on the edge of despair - believes Caterina to be the most astonishing woman he has ever met. Convinced she will reignite his life and work, Luciano finds himself falling in love with her, with devastating consequences .