Rupert Thomson (1955) received popularity as an English fiction and non-fiction writer. Thomson received his education at Christ’s Hospital School and won a scholarship to join Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. He studied Political Philosophy and Medieval History during the time. Thomson travelled to Mexico, U.S. and lived in Athens while working as a private English teacher. In 1978 he decided to relocate to London and accepted employment to work as a copywriter until 1982. Thereafter Thomson wrote full time. He received the Writers’ Guild Fiction Book of the Year and became shortlisted for the Guardian Fiction Prize. Some of his popular novels include Dreams of Living (1987), The Five Gates of Hell (1991), Divided Kingdom (2005) and Never Anyone But You (2018).
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