Robert D Thomson

Robert D

Robert Thomson was born in Gateshead. During the Second World War, while his father served in the Army, his family moved to Corbridge, Northumberland. They moved back to Gateshead where Robert lived until he began his teaching career in London. He now lives with his wife, Mary in the City of Durham. They have a married son and a granddaughter. Now in his eightieth year he decided to write this story based around some of the changes he has seen in his lifetime.

Author's books

Robert D 
by Mr A Kelly
Robert D. Thomson's first novel, Littlebridge, begins with a terrible storm wreaking havoc on a small rural community which includes the village of Littlebridge. The author's vivid...


This is a story of a young man called Peter who is seeking out for his blood father. His car breaks down by a little bridge due to flooding on a very stormy night. He finds his way on foot to the local hostelry called The Lamb, which is situated in the village of Littlebridge, named after the little bridge. He makes friends with the locals, especially a retired gentleman called Albert. Albert takes a particular interest in Peter, beginning by inviting him to his home. He is suspicious of Peter...

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