Allan Massie

Allan Massie

Allan Massie is an author and journalist. He has written more than twenty novels, most recently the Bordeaux Quartet, crime novels set in France during the years of the German Occupation 1940-45. He reviews books for The Wall Street Journal, The Scotsman and The Spectator. He lives with his wife in the Scottish Borders, and is a Commander of the Order of the British Empire and a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.


Who Can Say?

Long before I started writing about politics, I learned one important lesson: What is said...


Out of Bounds?

The young man at the supermarket checkout asked me if I would be watching the fight. “No...
Jimmy Connors


Racquet Royalty

Next year it will be half a century since tennis went open, with the distinction between a...

Looking Back

War is Hell

Thinking about Syria, I"€™ve been rereading The End: The Defiance and Destruction of Hit...