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Harris, Robert 1957-

Overview
Works: 195 works in 1,620 publications in 28 languages and 46,000 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Military history  Biographical fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Author, Speaker, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Author of screenplay, Contributor, Translator, Scenarist
Classifications: UG447.8, 823.914
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Pompeii : a novel by Robert Harris( Book )
128 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 4,104 libraries worldwide
Map of Aqua Augusta by Reginald Piggott
The ghost by Robert Harris( Book )
107 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 3,600 libraries worldwide
Having served as Great Britain's longest-enduring prime minister, Adam Lang accepts a large cash advance to write a tell-all memoir of his life and controversial political career, an effort for which he hires a ghostwriter who uncovers dangerous secrets about the former leader's term
Imperium : a novel of ancient Rome by Robert Harris( Book )
129 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 20 languages and held by 3,402 libraries worldwide
Notes: Summary: When Tiro, the confidential secretary (and slave) of a Roman senator, opens the door to a terrified stranger on a cold November morning, he sets in motion a chain of events that will eventually propel his master into one of the most suspenseful courtroom dramas in history. The stranger is a Sicilian, a victim of the island's corrupt Roman governor, Verres. The senator is Marcus Cicero - an ambitious young lawyer and spellbinding orator, who at the age of twenty-seven is determined to attain imperium - supreme power in the state
Enigma by Robert Harris( Book )
131 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 22 languages and held by 3,095 libraries worldwide
A thriller on the breaking of a secret German radio code during World War II. The protagonists are two British cryptographers, a man and a woman, and their work becomes a race to crack the code in time to save a convoy of U.S. ships from being sunk by U-boats. By the author of The Fatherland
The fear index by Robert Harris( Book )
53 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,838 libraries worldwide
"A visionary scientist creates a revolutionary form of artificial intelligence that predicts movements in the financial markets with uncanny accuracy. His hedge fund, based in Geneva, makes billions. But after an intruder breaks into his home, he has to try to discover who is trying to destroy him"--
Conspirata : a novel of ancient Rome by Robert Harris( Book )
18 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,940 libraries worldwide
On the eve of Marcus Cicero's inauguration as consul of Rome, the grisly death of a boy sends ripples of fear thourgh a city already wracked by civil unrest, crime, and debauchery of every kind. For Cicero, the ill forebodings of this hideous murder only increase his frustrations and the dangers he already faces as Rome's leader: elected by the people but despised by the heads of the two rival camps, the patricians and populists. There is, also a plot to assassinate him, and it will take all his embattled wit, strength, and force of will to stop it and keep Rome from becoming a dictatorship
A higher form of killing : the secret story of chemical and biological warfare by Robert Harris( Book )
19 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and German and held by 1,693 libraries worldwide
The book begins with the first devastating battlefield use of lethal gas in World War I, and then investigates the stockpiling of biological weapons during World War II and in the decades afterward as well as the inhuman experiments conducted to test their effectiveness. This updated edition includes a new Introduction and a new final chapter exposing frightening developments in recent years, including the black market that emerged in chemical and biological weapons following the breakup of the Soviet Union, the acquisition of these weapons by various Third World states, the attempts of countries such as Iraq to build up arsenals, and the use of these weapons in terrorist attacks
Dictator by Robert Harris( Book )
23 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,223 libraries worldwide
"There was a time when Cicero held Caesar's life in the palm of his hand. But now Caesar is the dominant figure and Cicero's life is in ruins. Exiled, separated from his wife and children, his possessions confiscated, his life constantly in danger, Cicero is tormented by the knowledge that he has sacrificed power for the sake of his principles. His comeback requires wit, skill and courage - and for a brief and glorious period, the legendary orator is once more the supreme senator in Rome. But politics is never static and no statesman, however cunning, can safeguard against the ambition and corruption of others" --
The fear index by Robert Harris( Sound Recording )
25 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Swedish and held by 1,065 libraries worldwide
Dr. Max Hoffman is a legend. A physicist once employed on the Large Hadron Collider, he now uses a revolutionary and highly secret system of computer algorithms to trade on the world's financial markets. None of his rivals is sure how he does it, but somehow Hoffman's hedge fund - built around the standard measure of market volatility: the VIX or 'Fear Index' - generates astonishing returns for his investors. But now someone is trying to destroy him
Selling Hitler by Robert Harris( Book )
37 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,062 libraries worldwide
"The extraordinary story of the con job of the century-- the faking of the Hitler "diaries"--Jacket
Pompeii by Robert Harris( Sound Recording )
40 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 1,053 libraries worldwide
Engineer Marius Primus, newly in charge of the Aqua Augusta, the aqueduct that brings fresh water to a quarter of a million people around the Bay of Naples, is worried. Springs are drying up, and something has damaged the Augusta's main line on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius. As he heads upslope to repair the aqueduct before the local reservoirs run dry, he is unaware he is about to witness one of the most spectacular catastrophes of ancient times
The ghost by Robert Harris( Sound Recording )
32 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,049 libraries worldwide
Having served as Great Britain's longest-enduring prime minister, Adam Lang accepts a large cash advance to write a tell-all memoir of his life and controversial political career, an effort for which he hires a ghostwriter who uncovers dangerous secrets about the former leader's term
An officer and a spy by Robert Harris( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 980 libraries worldwide
It's Paris, 1895. A Jewish army officer, Alfred Dreyfus, has been convicted of treason and is imprisoned on Devil's Island; he has been publicly humiliated, bound in chains, banished to solitary confinement. But was he really a spy for Germany--or was his fate sealed because he was a Jew in an anti-Semitic time and place? Slowly, the petit bureaucrat Georges Picquart begins to suspect that Dreyfus--portrayed here mostly through heart-wrenching real-life letters he wrote from prison to his beloved family--has been scapegoated. As Picquart amasses more and more evidence about Dreyfus, he also must come to terms with some of his own behaviors and attitudes
Imperium [a novel of ancient Rome] by Robert Harris( Sound Recording )
42 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 920 libraries worldwide
Of all the great figures of the Roman world, none was more fascinating or charismatic than Marcus Cicero, the greatest orator of all time, who at the age of twenty-seven was determined to attain imperium--supreme power in the state. At his side was the everpresent Tiro, the confidential secretary and slave, whose celebrated biography of his master was lost in the Dark Ages. Imperium is the re-creation of Tiro's vanished masterpiece, recounting in vivid detail the story of Cicero's extraordinary quest for glory
Lustrum by Robert Harris( Book )
47 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 919 libraries worldwide
The year is 63 BC. In an age of political titans, Cicero stands supreme: the senior consul of the Roman republic. But jealous rivals are determined to destroy him and seize control of the state. To thwart them will take all his guile - and will lead him, and Rome, to the brink of destruction
Conspirata [a novel of ancient Rome] by Robert Harris( Sound Recording )
17 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 863 libraries worldwide
On the eve of Marcus Cicero's inauguration as consul of Rome, the grisly death of a boy sends ripples of fear through a city already wracked by civil unrest, crime, and debauchery of every kind. Felled by a hammer, his throat slit and his organs removed, the young slave appears to have been offered as a human sacrifice, forbidden as an abomination in the Roman Republic. For Cicero, the ill forebodings of this hideous murder only increase his frustrations and the dangers he already faces as Rome's leader: elected by the people but despised by the heads of the two rival camps, the patricians and populists
Enigma by Jeannot Szwarc( visu )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Tijdens Wereldoorlog II wordt een jonge wiskundige door de Britse geheime dienst ingehuurd om de Enigma-code te breken waarmee Duitse U-boten met hun hoofdkwartier communiceren. Na een korte periode van afwezigheid merkt hij dat zijn collega en ex-geliefde op een mysterieuze manier verdwenen is. Samen met haar huisgenoot gaat hij op onderzoek
Archangel by Daniel Craig( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
A British professor attending a conference in Russia discovers a secret surrounding the death of Josef Stalin that Russian authorities would like to keep buried
Robert Harris by Robert Harris( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
British historical novelist Robert Harris talks about his fourth book, Pompeii, drawing analogies between the opulant town of the ancient Roman Empire destroyed by the eruption of the Mt.Vesuvius volcano and modern American world domination
 
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Alternative Names
Haerisŭ, Robŏtʻŭ 1957-
Haʾris, Robert 1957-
Hārīs, Rūbīrt 1957-
Harris R. 1957-
Harris, Robert Dennis 1957-
Heriss, Roberts 1957-
Robert Harris britischer Journalist und Schriftsteller
Robert Harris écrivain et journaliste anglais
Robert Harris schrijver uit Engeland
Robert Harris scrittore e giornalista inglese
Роберт Гарріс
Харрис Р.Д. 1957-
Харрис, Роберт 1957-
Харрис, Роберт английский писатель
האריס, רוברט 1957-
העריס, רוברט 1957-
הריס, רוברט 1957-
רוברט האריס
로버트 해리스
해리스, 로버트 1957-
ハリス, ロバート
ロバート・ハリス
ロバートハリス 1957-
羅伯特·哈里斯
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