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Call Me By My Proper Name

Rupert Thomson

‘My mother’s brother was christened Cedric, but people always called him Joe.’

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 (one of David Bowie's 100 Favourite Reads), Soft, The Book of Revelation, Divided Kingdom and Death of a Murderer, which was shortlisted for the 2008 Costa Novel Award. His memoir This Party's Got to Stop was published by Granta Books in 2009. His latest novel is Secrecy published by Granta Books in 2013.

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