We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.co.uk/access.

Refine Search Results

 
Search Results for Author: 

Robert Harris

1-20of39results Previous 1 2 Next
Sort by
  • Munich | Robert Harris

    Munich

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Robert Harris
    • Narrated By David Rintoul
    Overall
    (5)
    Performance
    (5)
    Story
    (5)

    Set over four days against the backdrop of the Munich Conference of September 1938, Munich follows the fortunes of two men who were friends at Oxford together in the 1920s. Hugh Legat is a rising star of the British diplomatic service, serving in 10 Downing Street as a private secretary to the Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain. Paul von Hartmann is on the staff of the German Foreign Office - and secretly a member of the anti-Hitler resistance. They have not been in contact for more than a decade.

    Simon says: "A Piece For Our Time?"
  • Conclave | Robert Harris

    Conclave

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Robert Harris
    • Narrated By Roy Mcmillan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1741)
    Performance
    (1609)
    Story
    (1603)

    The Pope is dead. Behind the locked doors of the Sistine Chapel, 118 cardinals from all over the globe will cast their votes in the world's most secretive election. They are holy men. But they have ambition. And they have rivals. Over the next 72 hours, one of them will become the most powerful spiritual figure on earth.

    bookylady says: "Superb. Brilliant twist. Deserves 6 stars."
  • Fatherland | Robert Harris

    Fatherland

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Robert Harris
    • Narrated By Michael Jayston
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (407)
    Performance
    (380)
    Story
    (377)

    Fatherland is set in an alternative world where Hitler has won the Second World War. It is April 1964 and one week before Hitler's 75th birthday. Xavier March, a detective of the Kriminalpolizei, is called out to investigate the discovery of a dead body in a lake near Berlin's most prestigious suburb. As March discovers the identity of the body, he uncovers signs of a conspiracy that could go to the very top of the German Reich.

    carrosvoss says: "Formidable story, gripping and frighteningly realistic"
  • An Officer and a Spy | Robert Harris

    An Officer and a Spy

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Robert Harris
    • Narrated By David Rintoul
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1136)
    Performance
    (1044)
    Story
    (1037)

    January 1895: On a freezing morning in the heart of Paris, an army officer, Georges Picquart, witnesses a convicted spy, Captain Alfred Dreyfus, being publicly humiliated in front of 20,000 spectators baying 'Death to the Jew!' The officer is rewarded with promotion: Picquart is made the French army's youngest colonel and put in command of 'the Statistical Section' - the shadowy intelligence unit that tracked down Dreyfus.

    Julian says: "Excellent"
  • Imperium | Robert Harris

    Imperium

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Robert Harris
    • Narrated By Bill Wallis
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (733)
    Performance
    (658)
    Story
    (656)

    When Tiro, the confidential secretary of a Roman senator, opens the door to a terrified stranger on a cold November morning, he sets in motion a chain of events which will eventually propel his master into one of the most famous courtroom dramas in history. The stranger is a Sicilian, a victim of the island's corrupt Roman governor, Verres. The senator is Cicero, a brilliant young lawyer and spellbinding orator, determined to attain imperium - supreme power in the state.

    Amazon Customer says: "Superb story, utterly superb narration."
  • Lustrum | Robert Harris

    Lustrum

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Robert Harris
    • Narrated By Bill Wallis
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (399)
    Performance
    (367)
    Story
    (366)

    Rome, 63 BC. In a city on the brink of acquiring a vast empire, seven men are struggling for power. Cicero is consul, Caesar his ruthless young rival, Pompey the republic's greatest general, Crassus its richest man, Cato a political fanatic, Catilina a psychopath, Clodius an ambitious playboy. The stories of these real historical figures - their alliances and betrayals, their cruelties and seductions, their brilliance and their crimes - are all interleaved to form this epic novel.

    Nicholas Bennett says: "Awesome"
  • Dictator | Robert Harris

    Dictator

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By Robert Harris
    • Narrated By David Rintoul
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (657)
    Performance
    (609)
    Story
    (608)

    There was a time when Cicero held Caesar's life in the palm of his hand. But now Caesar is the dominant figure, and Cicero's life is in ruins. Exiled, separated from his wife and children, his possessions confiscated, his life constantly in danger, Cicero is tormented by the knowledge that he has sacrificed power for the sake of his principles. His comeback requires wit, skill and courage - and, for a brief and glorious period, the legendary orator is once more the supreme senator in Rome.

    Mary Carnegie says: "At last!"
  • Pompeii | Robert Harris

    Pompeii

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Robert Harris
    • Narrated By Steven Pacey
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (185)
    Performance
    (167)
    Story
    (166)

    A sweltering week in late August. Where better to enjoy the last days of summer than on the beautiful Bay of Naples? All along the coast, the Roman Empire's richest citizens are relaxing in their luxurious villas. The world's largest navy lies peacefully at anchor in Misenum. The tourists are spending their money in the seaside resorts of Baiae, Herculaneum and Pompeii. Only one man is worried.

    I says: "A excellent listen. Highly recommended"
  • Archangel | Robert Harris

    Archangel

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Robert Harris
    • Narrated By Michael Kitchen
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (107)
    Performance
    (100)
    Story
    (99)

    When historian Fluke Kelso learns of the existence of a secret notebook belonging to Josef Stalin he is determined to track it down, whatever the consequences. From the violent political intrigue and decadence of modern Moscow he heads north - to the vast forests surrounding the White Sea port of Archangel, and a terrifying encounter with Russia's unburied past.

    Artemis says: "A let-down"
  • The Fear Index | Robert Harris

    The Fear Index

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Robert Harris
    • Narrated By Christian Rodska
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (489)
    Performance
    (233)
    Story
    (235)

    His name is carefully guarded from the general public but within the secretive inner circles of the ultra-rich Dr Alex Hoffmann is a legend - a visionary scientist whose computer software turns everything it touches into gold. Together with his partner, an investment banker, Hoffmann has developed a revolutionary form of artificial intelligence that tracks human emotions, enabling it to predict movements in the financial markets with uncanny accuracy. His hedge fund, based in Geneva, makes billions.

    Nils says: "Unpleasantly close to the present"
  • The Ghost | Robert Harris

    The Ghost

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Robert Harris
    • Narrated By Michael Jayston
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (129)
    Performance
    (120)
    Story
    (120)

    The moment I heard how McAra died I should have walked away. I can see that now...'The narrator of Robert Harris's gripping new novel is a professional ghostwriter - cynical, mercenary, and with a nice line in deadpan humour.

    Donn Edwards says: "Makes me think again about the British PM"
  • Enigma | Robert Harris

    Enigma

    • ABRIDGED (5 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Robert Harris
    • Narrated By Alan Howard
    Overall
    (94)
    Performance
    (70)
    Story
    (71)

    At Bletchley Park Tom Jericho, a brilliant young codebreaker, is facing a double nightmare. The Germans have unaccountably changed their U-boat Enigma code, threatening a massive Allied defeat. As suspicion grows that there may be a spy inside Bletchley, and Jericho is suspected, his girlfriend, the beautiful and mysterious Claire Romilly, suddenly disappears.

    Stafford Steve says: "Enigma - exploring the complexities of Katyn"
  • Fatherland (Dramatised) | Robert Harris

    Fatherland (Dramatised)

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 58 mins)
    • By Robert Harris
    • Narrated By Anton Lesser, Full Cast
    Overall
    (100)
    Performance
    (48)
    Story
    (48)

    The year is 1964, and it's a week before Hitler's 75th birthday. Nazi Germany won the Second World War, Churchill is living in exile in Canada, Joseph Kennedy is President of the United States, and King Edward and Queen Wallis are puppet monarchs of the United Kingdom. In this dimension, history took a very different turn in 1942 to the one we are familiar with.

    Sarah says: "great play"
  • Imperium | Robert Harris

    Imperium

    • ABRIDGED (6 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Robert Harris
    • Narrated By Oliver Ford-Davies
    Overall
    (40)
    Performance
    (22)
    Story
    (22)

    When Tiro, the confidential secretary of a Roman senator, opens the door to a terrified stranger on a cold November morning, he sets in motion a chain of events which will eventually propel his master into one of the most famous courtroom dramas in history.

    The Starry Plough says: "Excellent storytelling"
  • Pompeii | Robert Harris

    Pompeii

    • ABRIDGED (5 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Robert Harris
    • Narrated By Alex Jennings
    Overall
    (21)
    Performance
    (12)
    Story
    (12)

    A sweltering week in late August. Where better to enjoy the last days of summer than on the beautiful Bay of Naples? All along the coast, the Roman Empire's richest citizens are relaxing in their luxurious villas. The world's largest navy lies peacefully at anchor in Misenum. The tourists are spending their money in the seaside resorts of Baiae, Herculaneum, and Pompeii.

    Pat says: "Excellent"
  • The Ghost | Robert Harris

    The Ghost

    • ABRIDGED (6 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Robert Harris
    • Narrated By Robert Glenister
    Overall
    (38)
    Performance
    (20)
    Story
    (20)

    Adam Lang has been Britain's longest serving - and most controversial - prime minister of the last half century. And now that he's left office, he's accepted one of history's largest cash advances to compose a tell-all (or at least, tell-some) memoir of his life and years of power.

    Graham says: "A really good listen"
  • The Fear Index | Robert Harris

    The Fear Index

    • ABRIDGED (6 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Robert Harris
    • Narrated By Philip Franks
    Overall
    (10)
    Performance
    (8)
    Story
    (8)

    Dr Alex Hoffman is a legend. An American physicist once employed on the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland, he now uses a revolutionary and highly secret system of computer algorithms to trade on the world's financial markets. None of his rivals is sure how he does it, but somehow Hoffman's hedge fund - built around the standard measure of market volatility: the VIX or 'Fear Index' - generates astonishing returns for his investors.

    Baronessnewt says: "Strange story"
  • Archangel | Robert Harris

    Archangel

    • ABRIDGED (6 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Robert Harris
    • Narrated By Anton Lesser
    Overall
    (21)
    Performance
    (16)
    Story
    (16)

    Archangel tells the story of four days in the life of Fluke Kelso, a dissipated, middle-aged former Oxford historian who is in Moscow to attend a conference on newly opened Soviet archives. One night Kelso is visited in his hotel room by an old NKVD officer, a former bodyguard of the secret police chief, Lavrentii Beria. The old man claims to have been at Stalin's dacha on the night Stalin had his fatal stroke, and to have helped Beria steal the dictator's private papers, among them a notebook.

    Andy says: "Robert Harris, you can't go wrong."
  • Pompeya [Pompeii] | Robert Harris

    Pompeya [Pompeii]

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Robert Harris
    • Narrated By Carlos Diblasi
    Overall
    (0)
    Performance
    (0)
    Story
    (0)

    Un relato histórico y de intriga ambientado durante la trágica erupción del Vesubio. Una sofocante semana a finales de agosto del año 79 d.C. ¿Qué mejor lugar para pasar los últimos días del verano que la bahía de Nápoles? A lo largo de toda la costa, los ciudadanos más ricos del imperio se relajan en sus lujosas villas, la flota más poderosa del mundo descansa pacíficamente fondeada en Miseno y los visitantes gastan su dinero en las localidades de Herculano y Pompeya.

  • Enigma | Robert Harris

    Enigma

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Robert Harris
    • Narrated By Ole Rabendorf
    Overall
    (0)
    Performance
    (0)
    Story
    (0)

    Spændingsroman om englændernes arbejde i 1943 med at bryde den kode tyskerne anvender i u-bådskommunikationen. Menneskeliv er på spil, arbejdet foregår under tidspres og de involverede har mange hemmeligheder.

1-20of39results Previous 1 2 Next