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Tom Rob Smith

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Tom Rob Smith was born in London in 1979. While a student at St. John's College, Cambridge, he founded InPrint, edited the May Anthologies (an Oxbridge collection of short stories) and had his play, Losing Voices, produced by the prestigious Marlowe Society as the first student play they had ever funded.

After graduating in 2001, Tom won the St John's College Harper-Wood Studentship for English Poetry and Literature and chose to complete his creative writing studies at Parvin University in Italy. He worked as a writer and a script editor on several long-running television shows before selling his first screenplay, which also won him a commission to adapt a short story by British science fiction writer Jeff Noon.

Tom's debut novel, Child 44, was a dynamic and exciting thriller set in Soviet Russia in 1953, inspired by the true-life case of Andrei Chikatilo. It was placed on the long list for the 2008 Booker Prize and Tom won a Galaxy Book Award for Best Newcomer in 2009. The film adaptation of Child 44, starring Tom Hardy and in production with Ridley Scott's company, is set for release next year. 


The Farm, his latest novel, was published in February 2014 in the UK. 

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