Robert Harris
Robert Harris is an English author of historical fiction and non-fiction. He has also worked as a journalist and a television reporter for the BBC. He spent the first eight years of his career writing non-fiction on several different subjects before moving on to a career as a novelist. Harris lives near Newbury, Berkshire, England with his wife and fellow writer, Gil Hornby (sister of novelist Nick Hornby).

Robert Harris began his writing career in 1982 with the non-fiction book A Higher Form of Killing: The Secret Story of Gas and Germ Warfare, which was co-authored by Jeremy Paxman. His next (and first solo) work would be the following year, entitled Gotcha: The Media, The Government and The Falklands Crisis. His debut as a novelist was Fatherland, an alternative history novel published in 1992. Below is a list of Robert Harris’ books in order of when they were originally released:

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Publication Order of Cicero Books

Imperium (2006)Description / Buy at
Conspirata / Lustrum (2009)Description / Buy at
Dictator (2016)Description / Buy at
Imperium: The Cicero Plays Backstage View (With: Mike Poulton) (2017)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Publication Order of Robert Harris Non-Fiction Books

A Higher Form of Killing (1982)Description / Buy at
Gotcha!: The Government, the Media and the Falklands Crisis (1983)Description / Buy at
The Making of Neil Kinnock (1984)Description / Buy at
Good and Faithful Servant: The Unauthorized Biography of Bernard Ingham (1990)Description / Buy at
Selling Hitler (1996)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Anthologies

Speaking With the Angel(2000)Description / Buy at

Notes: Lustrum was also published as Conspirata. The Ghost was also published under the title The Ghost Writer. A Higher Form of Killing was written with Jeremy Paxman.

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Robert Harris Synopsis: Selling Hitler: The Story of the Hitler Diaries by Robert Harris is about the biggest fruad in the history of publishing. The year is 1983 and one of the most anticipated and looked for documents has been discovered – the secret diaries of Adolf Hitler. This fakery duped experts and caused publishers to bid extremely large sums of money for the rights to publish the so-called “private diaries of Adolf Hitler.”

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