Andrew Soutar

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Andrew Soutar
Died24 November 1941
Other namesEdward Andrew Stagg
OccupationWriter, Journalist

Andrew Soutar (1879 – 1941) was a British novelist and journalist.


Born Edward Andrew Stagg, Soutar married Elspeth Soutar Swinton in 1907 at Prestwich, Lancashire adopting the name Soutar shortly after. Soutar was a correspondent, but is better known today for his novels, which were often serialized in newspapers. He also wrote pulp adventure stories for magazines.[1] Soutar's stories proved very popular with filmmakers, with a number being made into films during the silent era.

Selected novels[edit]

  • Back From the Dead (London, 1920) was made into a 1925 film Back to Life




  1. ^ Brooker and Thacker p. 201


  • Peter Brooker & Andrew Thacker. The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960. Oxford University Press, 2012.

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