Angus Donald

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Angus Donald
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Born 1965
Occupation Novelist
Language English
Nationality British
Education Master of Arts in Social Anthropology[1]
Alma mater Marlborough College, Edinburgh University
Genre Historical fiction
Notable works Outlaw Chronicles series

Angus Donald (born 1965 in China[2]) is a British writer of historical fiction. As of 2011, he has released three books that loosely follow the story of Alan-a-Dale.


Donald's parents being British diplomats, much of his childhood was spent in various places around the world, including Greece, Hong Kong, Zaire and Indonesia.[3] After graduating from Edinburgh University, Donald worked as a fruit-picker in Greece, a waiter in New York and as an "anthropologist studying magic and witchcraft" in Indonesia.[3][2] He subsequently worked as a journalist in Hong Kong, New Delhi, Pakistan, Islamabad and Afghanistan before attempting to write his first novel.[3][4][5]


The Outlaw Chronicles[edit]


  • The Rise of Robin Hood (2013)
  • The Betrayal of Father Tuck (2013)
  • The Hostility of Hanno (2013)

Future novels[edit]

Donald has confirmed that the Outlaw series will initially consist of five novels with Warlord, the fourth in the series, released in July 2012.[1] According to the authors Twitter feed the fifth novel will be called Grail Knight. In late March 2013, an Ebook-only prequel to the series called The Rise Of Robin Hood was published with another prequel, The Betrayal Of Father Tuck, due for release in mid-April 2013. He plans to write a trilogy "set in Ancient Greece", and possibly a further three Outlaw books, set around the time of the Magna Carta.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Debbie (23 September 2011). "Interview with Angus Donald author of Outlaw - Barnes & Noble Book Clubs". Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "About Angus Donald « Angus Donald". Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c Jerelyn (2 May 2011). "Author Interview with Angus Donald « PaperBack Swap Blog". Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  4. ^ Donald, Angus (17 November 2001). "Freed aid workers taught Christianity to Muslims - Asia, World". The Independent. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  5. ^ Roberts, Martin (14 July 2010). "Novelist reinvents Robin Hood as medieval gangster | Reuters". Retrieved 28 October 2011. 

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