Authors like Geoff Nicholson
Geoff J. Nicholson (born 4 March 1953) is a British novelist and non-fiction writer.
Geoff J. Nicholson was born in Hillsborough, Sheffield studied English at Gonville and Caius College Cambridge, and Modern European Drama at the University of Essex.
He is generally regarded as a satirist in the tradition of Evelyn Waugh, his writing also being compared favorably with that of Kinsgley and Martin Amis, Jonathan Coe, Will Self and Zadie Smith. The main themes and features of his books include leading characters with major obsessions, sexual and otherwise (guitars, Volkswagens, women's feet and shoes), interweaving storylines and hidden subcultures and societies. His books usually contain a lot of black humour. He has also written several works of non-fiction and many short stories. His novel Bleeding London was shortlisted for the 1997 Whitbread Prize.