Tom Holt


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in London, The United Kingdom
September 13, 1961

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Tom Holt (Thomas Charles Louis Holt) is a British novelist.
He was born in London, the son of novelist Hazel Holt, and was educated at Westminster School, Wadham College, Oxford, and The College of Law, London.
Holt's works include mythopoeic novels which parody or take as their theme various aspects of mythology, history or literature and develop them in new and often humorous ways. He has also produced a number of "straight" historical novels writing as Thomas Holt and fantasy novels writing as K.J. Parker.
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Expecting Someone Taller

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You Don't Have to Be Evil t...

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Earth, Air, Fire and Custar...

3.76 avg rating — 1,900 ratings — published 2005 — 13 editions
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Snow White and the Seven Sa...

3.53 avg rating — 1,833 ratings — published 1999 — 13 editions
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Flying Dutch

3.84 avg rating — 1,718 ratings — published 1991 — 17 editions
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Only Human

3.78 avg rating — 1,516 ratings — published 1999 — 10 editions
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“Telling lies is a bit like tiling bathrooms - if you don't know how to do it properly, it's best not to try.”
Tom Holt, Falling Sideways
tags: lies

“Just when you’ve squared up to the solemn realisation that life is a bitch, it turns round and does something nice, just to confuse you. - Emily Spitzer, The Better Mousetrap”
Tom Holt

“Human beings can get used to virtually anything, given plenty of time and no choice in the matter whatsoever.”
Tom Holt, Open Sesame

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