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It’s taken me several weeks, but I’ve finished “Lustrum” by Robert Harris.

My verdict?


It’s one of those books you find yourself dwelling on, well after you’ve put it down. 213 more words

"Orwell wrote 1984 and was destroyed by the book," by Robert Harris, the Daily Mail

He died of tuberculosis six months later.  I think the idea that the book’s completion killed him is only surmise on the part of the author here, but it’s both sad and amazing what George Orwell accomplished despite being sick. 92 more words

Number 1 for Rise of the Wolf!

The new book has hit number 1 in the Kindle UK Biographical/Historical fiction chart! Very pleased, thank you all for buying and extra thanks to those who have left a great review already. 57 more words


An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris (2014)

An Officer and a Spy is one of those I can’t wait to leave this dinner/gathering so I can get home and read type of books where you can’t wait to find out how it ends, but at the same time, you don’t want it to end because then you… 603 more words

Book Reviews

Greensboro actor Robert Harris dies at 85; known for cult hit 'Cabin Fever'

GREENSBORO, N.C. — When director Eli Roth met Greensboro’s Robert Harris, he knew he had found the right actor for his movie, “Cabin Fever,” according to The Greensboro News & Record. 110 more words


On the spot by chance

I started reading Raymond Chandler in the late green Penguin period of crime fiction publishing at the urging of a poet.  I hadn’t read any crime fiction til then.  3,085 more words


What I'm Reading Next

Book-wise, I’m really excited, because this week I found out that Robert Harris has announced that his third installment in his ‘Cicero’ series will be released in October! 163 more words