Tom Holland (author)
Tom Holland (born 1968) is an acclaimed British author. He has written many books, both fiction and non-fiction, on many subjects from
vampires to history.
Holland was born near
Oxfordand brought up in Salisbury, England. He obtained a double firstin English and Latinat Queens' College, Cambridge, and afterwards studied shortly for a PhD at Oxford, taking Lord Byronas his subject, before interrupting the post graduate studies and moving to London [http://www.sfsite.com/07a/th60.htm] .
He has adapted
Herodotus, Homer, Thucydidesand Virgilfor BBC Radio 4. His novels, including "Attis" and "Deliver Us From Evil", mostly have a supernaturaland horror element as well as being set in the past. He is also the author of three highly praised works of history, "", "Persian Fire" and "Millenium".
He lives in
Londonwith his wife and two children.
*"The Vampyre: Being the True Pilgrimage of George Gordon, Sixth Lord Byron" (1995), ISBN 0-316-91227-1 (published in the U.S. as "Lord of the Dead")
*"Supping with Panthers" (1996), ISBN 0-316-87622-4 (published in the U.S. as "Slave of My Thirst")
*"Attis" (1995), ISBN 0-7490-0213-1
*"The Vampyre: Being the True Pilgrimage of George Gordon, Sixth Lord Byron" (1995), ISBN 0-7515-1361-X
*"Deliver Us from Evil" (1997), ISBN 0-316-88248-8
*"The Sleeper in the Sands" (1998), ISBN 0-316-64480-3
*"The Bonehunter" (2001), ISBN 0-316-64819-1
*"The Poison in the Blood" (2006), ISBN 0-349-11964-3
*"" (2003), ISBN 0-316-86130-8
*"Persian Fire: The First World Empire and the Battle for the West" (2005), ISBN 0-316-72664-8
*"Millennium: The End of the World and the Forging of Christendom" (2008), ISBN 978-0-316-73245-1
* [http://www.laphamsquarterly.org/issue_article_b.php?id=79 "The Persian Way of War"] , essay in "
Lapham's Quarterly", Winter 2008.
* [http://www.infinityplus.co.uk/nonfiction/inttom.htm Interview at "infinity plus" by David Mathew]
* [http://www.sfsite.com/07a/th60.htm Interview at "SF Site" by Georges T. Dodds]
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