Profile: Robert Crompton

About This Author

I've worked in the chemical industry and in town planning. I've been a barman and a parson. I suppose I have been a historian as well because my first book, Counting the Days to Armageddon, was a history of a fringe religious group. But at heart I'm a storyteller.

This Author's Books

The story of an eccentric man, living his life by his own rules and the havoc that he plays in the lives of other people, who cannot seem to disentangle themselves from him. Bunderlin may be a criminal, a murderer even, but Martin isn't sure... Bunderlin,....
ISBN: 9781786105264
Published: 21 December 2015
The story of an eccentric man, living his life by his own rules and the havoc that he plays in the lives of other people, who cannot seem to disentangle themselves from him. Bunderlin may be a criminal, a murderer even, but Martin isn't sure... Bunderlin,....
ISBN: 9781784078546
Published: 2 July 2014
In How to Write a Gospel Robert Crompton tells the story of his search among the narratives of the Bible for a believable Jesus. A Jesus, that is, who could figure in the sort of story which Robert enjoys writing and reading. It isn’t a search for the his....
ISBN: 9781788763042
Published: 13 April 2018
When Melanie rebels against the authoritarian religion of her family, she is cut off and has to make her way in life alone. Only then does she learn about Susan who had broken free a generation earlier. Leaving Gilead is the story of two women’s struggles....
ISBN: 9781786105295
Published: 21 December 2015
When Melanie rebels against the authoritarian religion of her family, she is cut off and has to make her way in life alone. Only then does she learn about Susan who had broken free a generation earlier. Leaving Gilead is the story of two women’s struggles....
ISBN: 9781784077624
Published: 6 June 2014
With Solomon’s Magpie Robert Crompton returns to his favourite haunts in Cheshire to disentangle a story told by Solomon Whitaker, boatman, basket-maker, and brewer. Solomon heard the story from his mother and went to the trouble of learning to read and w....
ISBN: 9781786973474
Published: 27 September 2017