Gregory Norminton was born in Berkshire in 1976 and studied English at Oxford University. The Ship of Fools, his first novel, was published by Sceptre in 2002, as were his subsequent works. It was followed in 2004 by Arts and Wonders, for which he was awarded an Arts Council Writers Award.
After his third novel, Ghost Portrait, published in 2005, Norminton moved to Edinburgh where he finished his fourth novel, Serious Things, which was published to great acclaim in 2008.
As well as writing novels, Norminton has also translated Gustave Flaubert’s Dictionary of Received Ideas.
Anything by Gregory Norminton is a pleasure to read.
– Time Out