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Enigma by Robert Harris

Masterful storytelling…

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It’s 1943, and the Allies rely on the shipping convoys from the US to keep their battered countries fed and munitioned. 903 more words

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I've just finished reading: Fatherland by Robert Harris (1992)

I had this book on my shelves for years, without reading it, before lending it out and never seeing it again. Then I saw it in my favourite charity book shop for £1.50 and snapped it up. 156 more words


An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris (2013)

At some point I seem to have ceased to be an army officer and become a detective. I pound pavements. I interview witnesses. I collect evidence. 4,641 more words


Robert Harris - Imperium

Prodigious research; prodigious narrative; full of grim echoing down the centuries

Imperium is the first volume of a trilogy by Robert Harris which tells the story of Cicero, politician, orator, philosopher, and lawyer, who lived from 106 B.C.E. 745 more words

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TBR Thursday 91...

Episode 91…

Look here! It’s not my fault, and I can prove it! First of all, after loving Douglas Skelton’s Open Wounds, Amazon sent me an e-mail telling me the first three books in the series were all on sale at £0.99 each. 669 more words

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July 24

What was advertised in a colonial newspaper 250 years ago today?

“ROBERT HARRIS, At the sign of the Golden Pestle, in Second-street.”

Not only did a variety of shop signs announce where entrepreneurs operated their businesses, those signs also aided colonists in… 317 more words

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Conspirata by Robert Harris

The middle book of the trilogy,  Conspirata encompasses Cicero’s life during his Consulship and the subsequent fall out from the Catiline Conspiracy.  Through the voice of Tiro, the uber secretary, the author continues an excellent reading experience chock full of history enhanced with intrigue and emotion.   90 more words

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