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Allan Massie

Allan Massie (born 1938) is a Scottish journalist, columnist, sports writer and novelist.

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    Blunders are an inescapable feature of war, because choice in military affairs lies generally between the bad and the worse.
    —Allan Massie (b. 1938)

    I have often been reproached with the aridity of my genius; a deficiency of imagination has been imputed to me as a crime; and the Pyrrhonism of my opinions has at all times rendered me notorious. Indeed, a strong relish for physical philosophy has, I fear, tinctured my mind with a very common error of this age—I mean the habit of referring occurrences, even the least susceptible of such reference, to the principles of that science.
    —Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849)