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Robert Harris

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Narrated by: Robert Harris
Length: 14 mins
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Author of 11 best-selling novels including the Cicero trilogy, Fatherland and An Officer and a Spy, former journalist and master of thrillers Robert Harris visits the Audible Studios to discuss his latest novel, Munich, set against the backdrop of the fateful Munich conference in 1938 that changed history. 

Harris' journey into publishing began with nonfiction titles such as A Higher Form of Killing and The Making of Neil Kinnock, but after winning a contract in 1991 to write a biography of Le Carre's life, things took a dramatic turn. Le Carre would not allow the biography to be published until after his death, so Harris went about preparing the first of his fiction titles, Fatherland, which consequently changed his life and thrust Harris into the limelight. Robert's unique ability to weave fiction through historical events makes him one of the UK's most successful thriller writers, and he's here to discuss the inspiration behind Munich, the intricate research behind his books and the underlying current throughout all of his novels. 

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  • DocC
  • 07-14-19

Interesting insight

Fantastic short insight into Robert Harris and how and why he chooses his material and his style of writing. . His books are brilliant. Very well written leaving the reader engrossed and wanting more.

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  • William
  • 01-04-19

Interesting and illuminating

The reflections of Robert Harris are well worth hearing. The interviewer is jejune and gauche, and clearly doesn't normally do this kind of work.