Jim Thompson

Jim Thompson

This is a complete list of Jim Thompson books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

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List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Now and on Earth
1942
2
Heed the Thunder
1946
3
Nothing More Than Murder / Murder at the Bijou
1949
4
Cropper's Cabin / Sharecropper Hell
1952
5
8.7
The Killer Inside Me
1952
6
Bad Boy
1953
7
The Criminal
1953
8
Recoil
1953
9
The Alcoholics
1953
10
4
Savage Night
1953
11
The Golden Gizmo
1954
12
A Swell-Looking Babe
1954
13
The Nothing Man
1954
14
6
A Hell of a Woman
1954
15
Roughneck
1954
16
King Blood
1954
17
After Dark, My Sweet
1955
18
The Kill-Off
1957
19
Wild Town
1957
20
The Getaway
1958
21
The Transgressors
1961
22
The Grifters
1963
23
Pop. 1280
1964
24
Texas by the Tail
1965
25
South of Heaven
1967
26
Ironside
1967
27
The Undefeated
1969
28
Nothing But a Man
1970
29
Child of Rage
1972
30
The Cellini Chalice
1988
31
The Rip-Off
1989

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Jim Thompson Anthologies in Publication Order

Jim Thompson: Biography

Jim Thompson (James Myers Thompson) was born on September 27th, 1906. Jim passed away April 7th, 1977 at 70 years old. Jim Thompson was born in Anadarko, Oklahoma, USA.

Jim Thompson (James Myers Thompson) is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 31 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1942 with the novel Now and on Earth. The most recently released novel was The Rip-Off which was released in 1989.

Jim Thompson also wrote one book in the Collections series called, ireworks: The Lost Writings.

Jim Thompson has made the Kono Mystery ga Sugoi! guide book list in Japan three times. The first was for The Killer Inside Me in 1992, which tied for 7th place. In 2001, his novel Pop. 1280 was ranked #1. In 2003, A Hell of a Woman made the list at #5.

Jim Thompson: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Jim Thompson on Book Notification is The Killer Inside Me, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Jim Thompson on Book Notification is The Killer Inside Me, a Standalone novel.

The most common authors followed by users who also follow Jim Thompson are:

  1. Michael Connelly, author of the Harry Bosch Series.
  2. Harlan Coben, author of the Myron Bolitar Series.
  3. David Baldacci, author of the Amos Decker Series.
  4. Lee Child, author of the Jack Reacher Series.
  5. Stephen King, author of the The Dark Tower Series.

Jim Thompson: F.A.Q

When was Jim Thompson Born?

Jim Thompson was born on September 27th, 1906.

When did Jim Thompson die?

Jim Thompson died on April 7th, 1977 at 70 years old.

Where was Jim Thompson Born?

Jim Thompson was born in Anadarko, Oklahoma, USA.

What was the first book Jim Thompson wrote?

The first novel written by Jim Thompson was Now and on Earth, published in 1942.

What was the most recent book Jim Thompson wrote?

His most recently released work was The Rip-Off on January 1st, 1989.

How many books has Jim Thompson written?

Jim Thompson has written 32 books. 31 Standalone Novels, 1 book in the Collections.

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