Robert Harris's Interviews
The Murder of Charles I
It's 1660 and General Edward Whalley and his son-in-law board a ship bound for the New World. They're on the run, wanted for the murder of King Charles I. His execution, the culmination of the English Civil War, sees control taken from the royalists by Oliver Cromwell and his parliamentarians for ten years. But, when t
Act of Oblivion with Robert Harris
Robert Harris, the bestselling novelist and author of novels such as The Ghost, Munich and V2, joins me to chat about his latest, Act of Oblivion. We're in 1660, and Charles II has ascended to the throne. Two of his father's killers, Puritans Whalley & Goffe, are pursued in an act of vengeance. The story goes from Lond
Little Atoms 774 - Robert Harris' Act Of Oblivion
Robert Harris talks to Neil about Act Of Oblivion, his new novel set in colonial America in the aftermath of the English Civil War. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Robert Harris with Nihal Arthanayake
This week on the Penguin Podcast, Nihal Arthanayake talks to former journalist and best-selling novelist, Robert Harris. Robert joins us to discuss his latest work of epic historical fiction, Act of Oblivion, out now in hardback. He also discusses his observations on the static nature of history and humanity, how
The author on his new novel set during the English Civil War and the election of Liz Truss as Conservative Party leader
Robert Harris is probably the UK’s best-known thriller writer. A former political editor on broadsheets, his work has explored themes as wide-ranging as contemporary politics, ancient Rome and the Second World War. Many have become bestsellers and been adapted for television and film.