Rupert Thomson on Abuse and Aftermath

September 30, 2001

Rupert Thomson’s latest novel, “The Book of Revelation,” straddles a razor thin line between literature and pornography. He recaps his plot for Steve Paulson: a man is kidnaped and held sexual hostage by three women.  Thomsen says what really interested him was seeing how a man would respond to this situation and how he would try to overcome the experience.