Tom Rob Smith





Tom Rob Smith

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Tom Rob Smith (born 1979) is an English writer. The son of a Swedish mother and an English father, Smith was raised in London where he lives today. After graduating from Cambridge University in 2001, he completed his studies in Italy, studying creative writing for a year. After these studies, he worked as a scriptwriter.

His first novel, Child 44, about a series of child murders in Stalinist Russia, appeared in early 2008 and was translated into 17 languages. It was awarded the 2008 Ian Fleming Steel Dagger for Best Thriller of the year by the Crime Writer's Association. It was recently a Barnes & Noble recommended book. On July 29, 2008 the book was named on the long list for the 2008 Man Booker Prize. In November 2008, he was nominated...more


Average rating: 3.96 · 34,600 ratings · 4,145 reviews · 8 distinct works · Similar authors
Child 44 (Leo Demidov, #1)
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 25,391 ratings — published 2008 — 80 editions
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The Secret Speech (Leo Demi...
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 5,362 ratings — published 2009 — 54 editions
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Agent 6 (Leo Demidov, #3)
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 3,197 ratings — published 2011 — 41 editions
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The Farm
3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 484 ratings — published 2014 — 19 editions
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Tom Rob Smith Trilogy
4.61 of 5 stars 4.61 avg rating — 88 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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Child 44 and The Secret Spe...
4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 2008
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“Ideas are more powerful than guns. We would not let our enemies have guns, why should we let them have ideas? - From "Agent 6”
Tom Rob Smith

“To stand up for someone was to stitch your fate into the lining of theirs.”
Tom Rob Smith, Child 44

“There's nothing more stubborn than a fact. That is why you hate them so much. They offend you.”
Tom Rob Smith, Child 44

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