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Books and profile for Robert Harris

Conclave by Robert Harris

As you can probably guess, ‘Conclave’ is about the election of a new Pope. Initially I was wondering how a novel about 60 and 70 year old men, following ancient rituals to elect a leader, could possibly be interesting. Robert … Continue reading

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Imperium by Robert Harris

‘Imperium’ is the first novel in Robert Harris’s trilogy about Cicero – the Roman politician and lawyer in the first century A.D. The other two book in the trilogy are ‘Lustrum/ Conspirata’ and ‘Dictator’. The narrator of the story is … Continue reading

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Robert Harris Profile and Books

Robert Harris was born in 1957 in Nottingham where his family lived in a small house on a council estate. He had a love of writing from an early age and after finishing school he read English at Selwyn College … Continue reading

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An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris

‘An Officer and a Spy’ is a historical fiction novel based on the Alfred Dreyfus affair in France from 1894 to 1906. Everyone seemed to be spying on everyone else back then (not much seems to have changed) and with … Continue reading

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