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Tom Holt


(Thomas Charles Louis Holt)
UK flag (b.1961)
Son of Hazel Holt

aka Thomas Holt, K J Parker

Tom Holt was born in 1961, and produced his first book, Poems by Tom Holt, at the age of thirteen. He began writing his distinctive brand of comic fantasy while at Oxford, and has also written two well-received historical novels, as well as collaborating on the (unauthorised) biography of Margaret Thatcher, I, Margaret. He is married, and lives in Chard, Somerset, "just downwind of the meat canning factory".
Tom Holt has been a full-time writer since 1995 and has produced some of the most popular comic fantasy of the last decade including Little People, Falling Sideways and Nothing But Blue Skies.
 

Genres: Fantasy, General Fiction, Science Fiction
 
Novels
   Expecting Someone Taller (1987)
   Who's Afraid of Beowulf? (1988)
   Flying Dutch (1991)
   Ye Gods! (1992)
   Overtime (1993)
   Here Comes the Sun (1993)
   Grailblazers (1994)
   Faust Among Equals (1994)
   Odds and Gods (1995)
   Djinn Rummy (1995)
   My Hero (1996)
   Paint Your Dragon (1996)
   Open Sesame (1997)
   Wish You Were Here (1998)
   Only Human (1999)
   Alexander at World's End (1999)
   Snow White and the Seven Samurai (1999)
   Olympiad (2000)
   Valhalla (2000)
   Nothing But Blue Skies (2001)
   Falling Sideways (2002)
   Little People (2002)
   Song for Nero (2003)
   Meadowland (2005) (as by Thomas Holt)
   Barking (2007)
   Blonde Bombshell (2010)
   The Management Style of the Supreme Beings (2017)
   An Orc on the Wild Side (2019)
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Collections
   Bitter Lemmings (1997)
   Holt Who Goes There? (2002)
   Expecting Beowulf (2002)
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Omnibus editions
   The First Tom Holt Omnibus (2000)
   Tom Holt Omnibus (2001)
   Tom Holt Omnibus 2 (2002)
   Tom Holt Omnibus 3 (2002)
     aka Divine Comedies
   For Two Nights Only (2004)
   Tall Stories (2004)
   Saints and Sinners (2004)
   Fishy Wishes (2004)
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Tom Holt recommends
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The Crown of the Blood (2010)
(Crown of the Blood, book 1)
Gav Thorpe
"Thorpe writes strong, uncluttered narrative, and his characters actually sound like real people."
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No Free Lunch (2006)
(Hal Spacejock, book 4)
Simon Haynes
"Fast, funny, quirky."

Anthologies containing stories by Tom Holt
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The Mammoth Book of Dark Magic (2013)
(The Mammoth Book of ...)
edited by
Mike Ashley
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The Mammoth Book of Sorceror's Tales (2011)
(The Mammoth Book of ...)
edited by
Mike Ashley
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The Mammoth Book of Historical Crime Fiction (2011)
(The Mammoth Book of ...)
edited by
Mike Ashley

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