Robert Harris

Politician + Novelist + Television Reporter
Born Mar 7, 1957

Robert Dennis Harris is an English novelist. He is a former journalist and BBC television reporter.

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1957 Birth Born in 1957.


1982 25 Years Old Harris's first book appeared in 1982. … Read More


1992 35 Years Old Harris's million-selling first novel Fatherland in 1992, an alternative history set in a world where Germany has won World War II, enabled him to become a novelist full-time. … Read More
1995 38 Years Old His second novel Enigma in 1995, was about the breaking of the German Enigma code during World War II. … Read More


2003 46 Years Old In 2003 Harris turned his attention to ancient Rome with his acclaimed Pompeii, yet another international best-seller.
2006 49 Years Old He followed this in 2006 with Imperium, the first novel in a trilogy centred on the life of the great Roman orator Cicero. … Read More


2007 50 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007, after Blair resigned, Harris dropped his other work to write The Ghost. … Read More
2010 53 Years Old On 2nd December 2010, Harris appeared on the radio programme Desert Island Discs, when he spoke about his childhood and his friendships with Tony Blair and Roman Polanski.
2012 55 Years Old Harris appeared on the American PBS show "Charlie Rose" on February 10, 2012. … Read More
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