eleanor oliphant likeyoulove
Search our site
Are You Sleeping by Kathleen Barber Read the opening extract of the brand new Kathleen Barber book before its publication on 27/12/2017

Robert Harris Book and Novel

Robert Harris - Author


Robert Harris is the author of eight bestselling novels: Fatherland, Enigma, Archangel, Pompeii, Imperium, The Ghost, Lustrum and The Fear Index. Several of his books have been filmed, most recently The Ghost, which was directed by Roman Polanski. His work has been translated into thirty-seven languages. He lives in the village of Kintbury, west Berkshire, with his wife Gill Hornby and a fluctuating number of children.

In 2014 he was inducted into the CWA Hall of Fame.

If you like Robert Harris you might also like to read books by David Thomas, Ben Elton and Martin Cruz Smith.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Robert Harris

Munich by Robert Harris
Munich
Robert Harris
Munich follows the fortunes of two men who were friends at Oxford together in the 1920s. Hugh Legat is a rising star of the British diplomatic service, serving in 10 Downing Street as a private secretary to the Prime Minister,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017
Conclave by Robert Harris
Conclave
Robert Harris
The Pope is dead. Behind the locked doors of the Sistine Chapel, one hundred and eighteen cardinals from all over the globe will cast their votes in the world's most secretive election. They are holy men. They have ambition. And...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/04/2017
Conclave by Robert Harris
Conclave
Robert Harris
The best-selling author of An Officer and a Spy, The Ghost and Fatherland turns to today’s Vatican in a ripped-from-the-headlines novel, and gives us his most ambitious, page-turning thriller yet–where the power of God is nearly equalled by...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2016
An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris
An Officer and a Spy
Robert Harris
Winner of the Specsavers CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger - Thriller of the Year 2014. Open this book and you know immediately that you are in good hands. Harris’ fluent style, careful plotting and cranked up tension leave you breathlessly...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/05/2014
An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris
An Officer and a Spy
Robert Harris
Winner of the Specsavers Popular Fiction Book of the Year 2013. Open this book and you know immediately that you are in good hands. Harris’ fluent style, careful plotting and cranked up tension leave you breathlessly turning the pages. It...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2013
The Fear Index by Robert Harris
The Fear Index
Robert Harris
Shortlisted for the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger 2012. Robert Harris' latest book is gripping, compelling and unsettlingly a little too close to the truth. Set entirely over the course of a single day, The Fear Index follows the genius...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/05/2012
Fatherland by Robert Harris
Fatherland
Robert Harris
November 2011 Guest Editor Victoria Hislop selects Fatherland... Fatherland by Robert Harris is an amazing novel. In fact all his novels are great, but this just happens to be my favourite. Robert Harris always does extensive and exhaustive research...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/04/2012
The Fear Index by Robert Harris
The Fear Index
Robert Harris
Shortlisted for the Galaxy Crime & Thriller of the Year Award 2011. Robert Harris' latest book is gripping, compelling and unsettlingly a little too close to the truth. Set entirely over the course of a single day, The Fear Index...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2011
Lustrum by Robert Harris
Lustrum
Robert Harris
Shortlisted for the inaugural Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction 2010. Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 29 October 2009. This is the second part of Harris's historical trilogy which began with Imperium. More political...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/10/2009
Pompeii by Robert Harris
Pompeii
Robert Harris
Superb – there is no other word for it. The research, plotting, excitement and emotions are thrilling. His existing fans eagerly await it, and new readers will love it too.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2009
Fatherland by Robert Harris
Fatherland
Robert Harris
November 2011 Guest Editor Victoria Hislop selects Fatherland... Fatherland by Robert Harris is an amazing novel. In fact all his novels are great, but this just happens to be my favourite. Robert Harris always does extensive and exhaustive research...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2009
The Ghost by Robert Harris
The Ghost
Robert Harris
March 2013 Guest Editor Charles Cumming on The Ghost... Probably the best thriller I’ve read in the last ten years, Harris’s story about a ghostwriter hired to pen the memoirs of a former British Prime Minister is both a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2008
The Ghost by Robert Harris
The Ghost
Robert Harris
Harris is a brilliant thriller writer and the topicality of this book makes for an even better thriller full of twists turns and a real feeling of being in the inner circles of government.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/10/2007
Lustrum by Robert Harris
Lustrum
Robert Harris
Shortlisted for the inaugural Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction 2010. Rome 63 BC, power struggles, political machinations, physical intimidation, bribery, assassination and more in an exceptional historical thriller, superbly written. There is no hint of comparison between then and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2005

Loading other books by Robert Harris...


Author Info

Author's Website

robert-harris.com/

Author's Facebook

Find Robert Harris on Facebook

Author's Facebook Latest

Loading facebook updates...
Loading twitter updates...

Did you know

At Lovereading you can download and read an Opening Extract and an online review of books by Robert Harris and hundreds of other authors.

Author 'Like for Like' recommendations


It has enriched my leisure time by introducing me to a world of books which I would not have previously considered.

Val Rowe

For me, to read is to learn, to reflect, to escape, to think, to contemplate and my time for space and calm.

Sally Ellsmore

Lovereading is a wonderful way to expand my literary horizons, discover inspiring authors & get the chance to read new novels first. #loveit

Zarina de Ruiter

I 'Lovereading' because it lets me see what new books are around with a detailed synopsis and readers' reviews.

Judith Sharp

I love the 'like for like' author recommendations, it's like an old friend whispering in your ear.

Emma Caddick

Lovereading takes the guesswork out of finding your next read with "if you like you'll love" and extracts to help with your decision.

Sarah Bruch

Lovereading helps me decide what real people read.

Kerry Bridges

Why I love @lovereadinguk? It's in the name - as dedicated lovers of reading, they are perfect matchmakers for helping me find my next read!

Catherine Jenkins

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools