Ross Leckie

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Ross Leckie (born 1957) is a Scottish writer of historical novels, best known for his Carthage trilogy. He is not to be confused with the Canadian poet of the same name.

Biography[edit]

Ross Leckie attended Drumtochty Castle Preparatory School and Fettes College;[1] at Fettes he gained his interest in classical literature. He studied classics at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, where he was also President of the Junior Common Room.[2][3]

After that he worked on farms, as a roughneck and later as an insurance broker. He is now a full-time writer.

Works[edit]

Carthage Trilogy[edit]

  1. Hannibal (also as Hannibal: A novel)
  2. Scipio Africanus (also as Scipio: A novel)
  3. Carthage

Non-fiction[edit]

  • The Bluffer's Guide to The Classics
  • Grampian: A Country in Miniature
  • The Gourmet's Companion

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fettes website
  2. ^ Canongate
  3. ^ "A classic tale of two cities; Saturday interview: Ross Leckie When Hollywood called, the Edinburgh fund management spinmeister was lost for words". The Herald (Glasgow). 23 August 2003. p. 21. Retrieved 14 November 2014. Fact File 1957: Born in Irvine, Ayrshire. Education: Drumtochty Castle Preparatory School, Kincardineshire; Fettes College, Edinburgh; Corpus Christi College, Oxford University; Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester 

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