Neil Randall

About me

Novelist, short story writer and poet, Neil Randall was born in Norfolk, England in 1975. His literary life, however, began during a trip to St. Petersburg in the mid-nineties. The richness of this experience aroused a great passion for Russian literature, history and culture, providing the inspiration for his historical novels, ‘The Holy Drinker’ and ‘The Butterfly and the Wheel’ (both Knox Robinson Publishing, 2014)

While influenced by classic authors such as Gogol, Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky and Chekhov, Randall is also a big admirer of contemporary writers such as Andrey Kurkov and Olga Grushin, especially Death and the Penguin and The Dream Life of Sukhanov.

His work, including ‘A Quiet Place to Die’ and ‘Tales of Ordinary Sadness’, has been published in the United Kingdom, United States, Canada and Australia.

From my website

69p for five short stories – hear a short clip now …

Five short stories available for iphones and android for just 69p each… Click here to hear a snipped from the start of The Twelve-Fifty…

New Norfolk fishing village dark story

Something truly horrible is about to go down in a sleepy Norfolk fishing village ‘A quiet place to die’ “Straw Dogs with British bite.” Now available on kindle at amazon for only 77p Enjoyed this from the first page to the last with some really interesting and different characters. Well…

‘Tales of Ordinary Sadness’ out in paperback print 15-03-13

There’s nothing quite like a proper book to read – ‘Tales of Ordinary Sadness’ out in paperback print on 15th February 2013 from Feed A Read priced at £6.99 Also available for download at amazon for £1.37

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