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Books by Robert Harris

Robert Harris (born 7 March 1957) is a British writer best known for his works of historical fiction. The books go down well with historians because they are carefully researched and you can learn a lot about the past by reading them. At the same time, his writing style is pageturner-y and the books are hard to put down. With the Cicero trilogy and Pompeii, he brought everyday life in Ancient Rome alive, but his books range widely across the centuries. His nonfiction writing includes Selling Hitler: The Story of the Hitler Diaries, about a fascinating episode in the early 1980s when even eminent historians of Nazism were taken in by a fake diary of the German leader.

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