NOVGOROD THE GREAT|
NEWS & REVIEWS
The original edition of the book spawned a number of reviews. To read any one of them in full,
Is he back yet? (13 September 2020)
It is 200 years since John Dundas Cochrane set off from Calais on his lengthy pedestrian journey. In celebration (?), Glasgow's Sunday Herald has published - with my modest help - an informative article on John and his young wife, as well as the rest of the curious Cochrane family.
The article can be viewed online here...
The Big Issue, 4 October 2010'There is a certain ornate humour to Drummond's writing, and Novgorod The Great has plenty of ideas thrown into the pot...'
'Drummond has been quoted as saying that he writes novels because nobody else writes the kind of novel he wants to read. I can believe that, because he doesn't really write or sound quite like anyone else.'
...and INTERVIEWS...Lee Randall of The Scotsman interviewed me at the time of the publication of Novgorod -
The Scots Heritage Magazine, Autumn 2014, had a five-page spread - entitled 'The Wanderer' - on John Dundas Cochrane, his adventures and Mrs Cochrane. And an interview with myself. A (greyscale) facsimile of the interview appears here. Click here for more information on the magazine.