Alice Thompson (born in Edinburgh) is a Scottish novelist.
Thompson read English at Oxford and wrote her Ph.D. thesis on Henry James. In the 1980s she was a rock musician with the band The Woodentops. She now has a young son and lives in Edinburgh. Her novel Justine was the joint winner of the 1996 James Tait Black Memorial Prize. more »
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''Inter-railers are the ambulatory equivalent of McDonalds, walking testimony to the erosion of French culture.''Alice Thompson (b. 1963), British travel writer, journalist. "Ticket to Ride the Rails of France," Times (London, July 16, 1992).