Adam thorpe is a british poet, novelist, and playwright whose works also include short stories and radio dramasadam thorpe was born in paris and grew. Poet, playwright and novelist adam thorpe was born in paris in 1956 and grew up in india, cameroon and england after graduating from magdalen college, oxford, in 1979, he started a theatre company and toured villages and schools before moving to london where he taught drama and english literature his first. Adam thorpe continues his restless search through history, writes adam newey the nostalgic glow that surrounds thorpe's regretted wainwrights, inevitably, does not extend to our modern-day mundanities: the heedless fords that have replaced carriages and carts, the reek of garage, the southern.
In adam thorpe's new novel, the story of a lincoln schoolgirl's disappearance is subtly enmeshed with the lives of six other characters, whose paths she crosses over several months in 2012 seeking an escape from her chaotic home life, 14- year-old fay is taken under the wing of sheena, the manager of.
The prose of many of his contemporaries is readily identifiable—martin amis pretty much always sounds like martin amis—but adam thorpe sounds like somebody new in ulverton was a big success, both commercially and critically , with glowing notices from john fowles, hilary mantel, john banville, and jonathan coe.
Adam thorpe's third book of poems, from the neanderthal, has made me feel neglectful for not having read the first two the nostalgic glow that surrounds thorpe's regretted wainwrights, inevitably, does not extend to our modern-day mundanities: the heedless fords that have replaced carriages and carts, the reek of.