The Insult by Rupert Thomson

Blame David Bowie for this one. The Insult by Rupert Thomson was part of the Thin White Duke’s ‘Top 100 must-read books’ list, published to coincide with the V&A’s David Bowie Is exhibition. It’s quite a recommendation and the novel starts promisingly: Martin Blom has been shot in the head by an unknown attacker in a car park and has…