Trevor Hoyle has, since the mid-1970s, published a wide range of
fiction from mainstream novels to speculative fiction on environmental
themes and science-fiction.
He wrote the classic Q science-fiction trilogy and other novels
have encompassed modern mythology, political satire and psychological
thriller. The Guardian, reviewing his post nuclear holocaust fable
(John Calder), said "Hoyle has a sharp ear for the shifty idioms
of menace and has mastered the knack of being both horrifying and
In 2003 Trevor Hoyle's novel Rule
of Night, originally published in 1975, was reissued by Pomona
to critical acclaim. It was named as Time Out's Book of the Week,
received a five-star rating in The Big Issue, and reviews in The
Guardian and City Life.
In 2010, Pomona is publishing Down
The Figure 7, exploring the secret world of childhood in the
aftermath of the Second World War. An early extract from Hoyle's
fictional memoir was the winning British entry in the Transatlantic
Review Short Story competion.
In addition to his novels, Trevor
Hoyle has also written a number of successful radio and television
plays, winning the Radio Times Drama Award with his first play GIGO.
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