Rupert Thomson

Rupert Thomson is the author of eight highly acclaimed novels: Dreams of Leaving, The Five Gates of Hell, Air and Fire, The Insult, Soft, The Book of Revelation, Divided Kingdom and most recently, Death of a Murderer, which was shortlisted for the Costa Novel of the Year Award and by World Book Day for the Book to Talk About 2008. His memoir, This Party's Got to Stop won him the Writers' Guild Non-Fiction Award. He lives in London with his wife and daughter.

Books by Rupert Thomson

Secrecy

Published: February 2014

A sculptor of the macabre. A sorcerer of wax. A criminal. A runaway. Zummo is exactly what the last great Medici ruler of Florence needs.

Secrecy

Published: March 2013

A novel of intrigue, love and murder set in 17th century Florence, from one of the UK's greatest writers.

Secrecy

Published: March 2013

A novel of intrigue, love and murder set in 17th century Florence, from one of the UK's greatest writers.

Dreams of Leaving

Published: November 2012

25th anniversary edition, with a new introduction by the author.

Death of a Murderer

Published: October 2012

An ordinary policeman spends a long and thoughtful night guarding the body of one of Britain's most notorious criminals.

Divided Kingdom

Published: October 2012

The breakthrough novel from the critically acclaimed author of The Insult and The Book of Revelation.

The Five Gates of Hell

Published: October 2012

Gripping and obsessive novel by the author of The Insult.

The Insult

Published: October 2012

The utterly engrossing and disturbing novel from the author of Divided Kingdom.

Soft

Published: October 2012

The breakthrough novel from the critically acclaimed author of The Insult and The Book of Revelation.

The Book of Revelation

Published: October 2012

A shocking, fascinating novel by the author of The Insult and Divided Kingdom.

Air and Fire

Published: October 2012

Brilliant historical novel from the author of Dreams of Leaving.

This Party's Got to Stop

Published: June 2011

A powerful memoir that reveals the fragility of family life in graphic and often heartbreaking detail.

This Party's Got to Stop

Published: April 2010

From one of the UK's greatest novelists, a dazzling and funny memoir about grief and the fragility of blood relations.

This Party's Got to Stop

Published: April 2010

From one of the UK's greatest novelists, a dazzling and funny memoir about grief and the fragility of blood relations.

Death of a Murderer

Published: June 2008

An ordinary policeman spends a long and thoughtful night guarding the body of one of Britain's most notorious criminals.

Death of a Murderer

Published: March 2007

A taut, unsettling novel that expertly explores the psychology of a man, a marriage and a murderer.

Book of Revelation (Film Tie-in)

Published: August 2006

A shocking, fascinating novel by the author of The Insult and Divided Kingdom

Divided Kingdom

Published: July 2006

The breakthrough novel from the critically acclaimed author of The Insult and The Book of Revelation

Divided Kingdom

Published: May 2005

A remarkable genre-defying novel: a vision, a fable, a love story, a ghost story...

Divided Kingdom

Published: March 2005

A remarkable genre-defying novel: a vision, a fable, a satire, a love story, a ghost story...

Insult

Published: October 2004

Rupert Thomson's classic novel - now published as part of the Bloomsbury Contemporary Classics series

Book of Revelation

Published: September 2000

The sixth novel from the master storyteller: 'I had never told anyone the truth, and I didn't want to tell it now. I was happy where I was, sealed in a present that was continuous, unending.'

Book of Revelation

Published: October 1999

I had never told anyone the truth, and I didn't want to tell it now. I was happy where I was, sealed in a present that was continuous, unending...

Dreams of Leaving

Published: April 1999

Moses Highness, a seasoned habitu of the smoke-filled clubs and all-night parties of London in the 80's, is searching for his past a past both fantastical and chillingly real.

Soft

Published: April 1999

The fifth novel from master storyteller Rupert Thomson: there is nothing soft about the soft-drinks industry

Five Gates of Hell

Published: June 1998

The second novel from Rupert Thomson: enter a place filled with colourful eccentrics and unworldly happenings

Air and Fire

Published: June 1998

The third novel by Rupert Thomson, bestselling author of

Soft

Published: April 1998

Insult

Published: March 1996

Bml: Dreams of Leaving

Published: February 1995

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