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The Room-Service Waiter

Tom Crewe

‘There was to be an exhibition. There were lots of pictures like his, apparently – of waiters, pastry cooks, valets, bellboys.’

A story by Tom Crewe.

Tom Crewe

Tom Crewe was born in Middlesbrough in 1989. He has a PhD in nineteenth-century British history from the University of Cambridge. Since 2015 he has been an editor at the London Review of Books, to which he has contributed more than thirty essays on politics, art, history and fiction. The New Life, his first novel, was published in 2023.

Photograph © Alice Zoo

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