Robert Dennis Harris

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Birthday
7, 1957
Birthplace
England
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Birthday
7, 1957 (age 59)
Birthplace
England

About

British author, journalist, and BBC reporter who became known for his best-selling historical novel, Fatherland. The work is a thriller set during World War II.

Before Fame

He was inspired to become a writer by childhood visits to the printing press where his father worked. Later, he attended Selwyn College, Cambridge, where he edited a student newspaper.

Trivia

His 1992 career-launching work, Fatherland, tells the story of a world in which Nazi Germany won World War II.

Family Life

He married fellow author Gill Hornby. The couple had four children.

Associated With

His brother-in-law, Nick Hornby, also became a popular novelist.