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Memoirs of a Gnostic Dwarf has been picked for The Guardian's 1000 novels everyone must read, in the Comedy section.

Biography

David Madsen is the pseudonym of a philosopher, theologian, therapist and author who has always had a special interest in the esoteric, the oblique and the heterodox byways of the human psyche.

His first novel, Memoirs of a Gnostic Dwarf, partially sprang from Madsen’s enthusiasm for Gnosticism, which he had the opportunity of studying in Rome for several years; Memoirs won great critical acclaim and has been translated into eleven languages. It was followed by Confessions of a Flesh-Eater, Confessions of a Flesh-Eater Cookbook and, most recently, A Box of Dreams, all published by Dedalus Books. He has also collaborated on film scripts.

David Madsen has been interviewed by several well-known periodicals and literary magazines, including The New Statesman, Spoiled Ink and Venue; he has also been the subject of articles and interviews in newspapers and journals from countries as diverse as Lithuania and Brazil.

Contact David Madsen at: dm@david-madsen.com