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Born in 1979 to a Swedish mother and an English father, Tom Rob Smith's bestselling novels in the Child 44 trilogy were international publishing sensations. Among its many honours, Child 44 won the International Thriller Writer Award for Best First Novel, the Galaxy Book Award for Best New Writer, the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award, and was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award and the inaugural Desmond Elliot Prize. Child 44 is now a major motion picture starring Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace and Gary Oldman.

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If you like Tom Rob Smith you might also like to read books by Alan Furst, Robert Wilson and James Bradley.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Tom Rob Smith

Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith
Child 44
Tom Rob Smith
This is a brilliant first novel from an exceptional writer. Set in Stalinist Russia, it is a tight and gripping tale of an MGB officer who starts to question his superiors and sees through the doctrine of Communist propaganda. Not...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/03/2015
The Farm by Tom Rob Smith
The Farm
Tom Rob Smith
Fans of Russian thriller Child 44 and familiar with this author will find this new one very different. It is not a thriller and not what I was expecting at all but I’m very glad I read it. It takes...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2015
The Farm by Tom Rob Smith
The Farm
Tom Rob Smith
Fans of Russian thriller Child 44 and familiar with this author will find this new one very different. It is not a thriller and not what I was expecting at all but I’m very glad I read it. It takes...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Agent 6 by Tom Rob Smith
Agent 6
Tom Rob Smith
February 2012 Book of the Month. Agent 6 is the third in Tom Rob Smith's trilogy about a former MGB agent, Leo Demidov. His stunning debut Child 44, set in Russia...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/01/2012
Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith
Child 44
Tom Rob Smith
Controversially, and in my opinion inappropriately, long-listed for the Man Booker and appropriately short-listed for the Costa 1st Novel award (used to be the Whitbread), the Desmond Elliot prize and winner of the Crime Writers’ Association Ian...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/04/2011
The Secret Speech by Tom Rob Smith
The Secret Speech
Tom Rob Smith
Tom Rob Smith’s debut novel, Child 44, was one of the runaway successes of 2008 and his follow up novel is equally gripping. Set in the Soviet Union of 1956, Stalin is dead and when a secret manifesto is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/04/2009
Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith
Child 44
Tom Rob Smith
March 2008 Debut of the Month. Winner of the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger 2008. Shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2008.Costa Book Awards 2008 Judges' comment: "This...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/03/2008

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