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Robert Harris

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ROBERT HARRIS is the author of nine best-selling novels: 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 thirty-seven languages. He lives in the village of Kintbury, England, with his wife, Gill Hornby.

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Robert Harris Aristotle said that the truest guide to a man’s character is his actions, and I suppose that is the basis for my characterization. I look at what…moreAristotle said that the truest guide to a man’s character is his actions, and I suppose that is the basis for my characterization. I look at what these men did, and then try to work backwards, imagining what it was in their personalities that led them to behave as they did. I also work on the basis that 2,000 years is the blink of an eye in terms of the scale of evolution, and they weren’t that dissimilar to us.(less)
Robert Harris A strange choice, I know, but I would have loved to have been at the final dinner that Cicero gave for Julius Caesar in December 45 BC, three months…moreA strange choice, I know, but I would have loved to have been at the final dinner that Cicero gave for Julius Caesar in December 45 BC, three months before Caesar’s assassination. It is described in Dictator. Caesar turned up with a bodyguard of 1,000 men, and afterwards Cicero wrote to Atticus that although it had been an enjoyable occasion “he is not the kind of man to whom one says, ‘do drop by the next time you are in the neighbourhood.’”(less)
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Pompeii

3.80 avg rating — 29,100 ratings — published 2003 — 110 editions
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Fatherland

3.97 avg rating — 26,773 ratings — published 1992 — 41 editions
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Imperium: A Novel of Ancien...

4.07 avg rating — 19,943 ratings — published 2006 — 90 editions
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Conclave

3.94 avg rating — 14,839 ratings — published 2016 — 57 editions
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An Officer and a Spy

4.15 avg rating — 16,622 ratings — published 2013 — 59 editions
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Enigma

3.85 avg rating — 10,405 ratings — published 1995 — 61 editions
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The Ghost

3.69 avg rating — 11,573 ratings — published 2007 — 98 editions
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The Fear Index

3.43 avg rating — 9,261 ratings — published 2011 — 48 editions
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Archangel

3.78 avg rating — 7,502 ratings — published 1998 — 50 editions
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Conspirata (Cicero, #2)

4.17 avg rating — 9,977 ratings — published 2009 — 84 editions
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“To say she was my girlfriend was absurd: no one the wrong side of thirty has a girlfriend… I suppose I ought to have realize it’s ominous that forty thousand years of human language had failed to produce a word for our relationship.”
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“To be brave, by definition, one has first to be afraid.”
Robert Harris, Pompeii

“Of all human activities, writing is the one for which it is easiest to find excuses not to begin – the desk’s too big, the desk’s too small, there’s too much noise, there’s too much quiet, it’s too hot, too cold, too early, too late. I had learned over the years to ignore them all, and simply to start.”
Robert Harris, The Ghost

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