Biography

Robert Harris

Robert Harris is the author of FATHERLAND, ENIGMA, ARCHANGEL, POMPEII, IMPERIUM, THE GHOST WRITER, CONSPIRATA, THE FEAR INDEX and AN OFFICER AND A SPY. Several of his books have been adapted to film, most recently The Ghost Writer, directed by Roman Polanski. His work has been translated into 37 languages. He lives in the village of Kintbury, England, with his wife, Gill Hornby.

Robert Harris

Books by Robert Harris

by Robert Harris - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

At the age of 48, Cicero --- the greatest orator of his time --- is in exile, separated from his wife and children, tormented by his sense of failure, his great power sacrificed on the altar of his principles. And yet, in the words of one of his most famous aphorisms, “While there is life, there is hope.” By promising to support Caesar --- his political enemy --- he is granted return to Rome, where he fights his way back to prominence. Even so, no public figure, however brilliant and cunning, is completely safeguarded against the unscrupulous ambition and corruption of others.

by Robert Harris - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Alfred Dreyfus, a young Jewish officer, has just been convicted of treason and stripped of his rank in front of a crowd of 20,000. Among the witnesses to his humiliation is Georges Picquart, the recently promoted head of the counterespionage agency that “proved” Dreyfus had passed secrets to the Germans. However, it isn’t long before Picquart is compelled to question not only the case against Dreyfus but also his most deeply held beliefs about his country --- and himself.