Thomas Charles Louis Holt a.k.a. Tom Holt was born on September 13th, 1961. He is a well known British novelist. He was born in London, England. Holt is also the son of famous novelist named Hazel Holt. He attended Westminster School, Wadham College located in Oxford and The College of Law which is also located in Oxford, London.
Holt's many works include mythopoeic novels which parody or take as their theme various aspects of mythology, history or literature and develop them in new and often humorous ways. He has also written a number of "straight" historical novels writing from the point of view of the author himself, Thomas Holt. Even Steve Nallon collaborated with Holt to write I, Margaret, which is an unauthorised biography of Margaret Thatcher that was published in late 1989.