Rupert Thomson

Rupert Thomson

Rupert Thomson (born 1955) is a UK novelist who has published eight novels to date (2007).

Thomson was born on the southern coast of England, UK in 1955. He was educated at Christ's Hospital School. At seventeen, he was awarded a scholarship to Cambridge University. After working as a copywriter in London, he moved to Italy in 1982. Since then, he has lived in many cities throughout the world, and currently resides in Barcelona, Spain.


*"Dreams of Leaving", 1987
*"The Five Gates of Hell", 1991
*"Air & Fire", 1993
*"The Insult", 1996
*"Soft!", 1998
*"The Book of Revelation", 1999
*"Divided Kingdom", 2005
*"Death of a Murderer", 2007

External links

* [ Divided Kingdom - official site] (includes biography)
* [ American writer James Hynes writes extensively on "The Dreamlife of Rupert Thomson" as manifested in Thomson's novels]
* [,6000,341839,00.html A Guardian transcript from a live chat with Thomson]
* [ Maud Newton interviews Thomson about his writing processes and influences]
* [ Vintage Books interviews Thomson about The Book of Revelation]
* [ Podcast interview with Thomson on Kokkinos' The Book of Revelation film]
* [ Video interview with Thomson and Kokkinos]
* [ Rupert Thomson Interview] in Three Monkeys Online magazine

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