The Book of Revelation
By (author) Rupert Thomson
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Book of Revelation by Rupert Thomson
Book DescriptionIn an edgy psychological thriller that is as mesmerizing as it is profound, Rupert Thomson fearlessly delves into the darkest realm of the human spirit to reveal the sinister connection between sexuality and power. Stepping out of his Amsterdam studio one April afternoon to buy cigarettes for his girlfriend, a dashing 29-year old Englishman reflects on their wonderful seven-year relationship, and his stellar career as an internationally acclaimed dancer and choreographer. But the nameless protagonist's destiny takes an unthinkably horrifying turn when a trio of mysterious cloaked and hooded women kidnap him, chain him to the floor of a stark white room to keep as their sexual prisoner, and subjected him to eighteen days of humiliation, mutilation, and rape. Then, after a bizarrely public performance, he is released, only to be held captive in the purgatory of his own guilt and torment: The realization that no one will believe his strange story. Coolly revelatory, meticulously crafted, The Book of Revelation" "is Rupert Thomson at his imaginative best.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780375708459
Paperback / softback
(204mm x 132mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Vintage Books USA
Publisher: Vintage Books USA
Publish Date: 9-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Rupert Thomson
Katherine Carlyle, Paperback (July 2016)
Katherine Carlyle is the breakthrough novel for literary novelist Thomson. Philip Pullman has already hailed the book 'a masterpiece.' The story, contemporary, concerns the discovering of one's self; identity and family - in the words of Richard Flanagan: 'this road trip through a snow dome of mesemeric hallucinations is Thomson at his best.'
Secrecy, Paperback / softback (April 2014)
"Originally published in Great Britain by Granta Books 2013."
Insult, Paperback (August 2012)
The utterly engrossing and disturbing novel from the author of Divided Kingdom
Air and Fire, Paperback (August 2012)» View all books by Rupert Thomson
Brilliant historical novel from the author of Dreams of Leaving
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Author Biography - Rupert Thomson
Rupert Thomson is the author of five previous novels -- of which Soft!, The Insult, Air & Fire, and The Five Gates of Hell are available in Vintage paperback. He lives in London. "From the Hardcover edition."
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