Free Shipping In the UK
Currency:
GBP £ GBP
The Ghost By Robert Harris

The Ghost
by Robert Harris

In Stock
£2.99
The narrator jumps at the chance to ghost the memoirs of Britain's former prime minister. But soon he realises that he has made a terrible mistake. His predecessor on the project died in suspicious circumstances and the ex-prime minister turns out to be a man with secrets that are returning to haunt him - secrets with the power to kill.
Only 4 left

The Ghost Summary


The Ghost by Robert Harris

'The moment I heard how McAra died I should have walked away. I can see that now...' The narrator of Robert Harris' gripping new novel is a professional ghostwriter - cynical, mercenary, and with a nice line in deadpan humour. Accustomed to working with fading rock stars and minor celebrities, he jumps at the chance to ghost the memoirs of Britain's former prime minister, especially as it means flying to the American resort of Martha's Vineyard in the middle of winter and finishing the book in the seclusion of a luxurious house. But it doesn't take him long to realise he has made a terrible mistake. His predecessor on the project died in circumstances that were distinctly suspicious, and the ex-prime minister turns out to be a man with secrets in his past that are returning to haunt him - secrets with the power to kill. "The Times" has called Robert Harris 'the leading current exponent of the intelligent literary thriller'. "The Ghost" is his most compelling novel yet.

Why buy from World of Books

Our excellent value books literally don't cost the earth
Free delivery in the UK
Read more here
Every used book bought is one saved from landfill

The Ghost Reviews


"Britain's leading thriller writer"-"Daily Telegraph" "Robert Harris is a superb writer of thrillers."-"Independent" "A writer who handles suspense like a literary Alfred Hitchcock."-Nelson Mandela," Guardian"

About Robert Harris


Robert Harris is the author of Fatherland, Enigma, Archangel, Pompeii and Imperium, all of which were international bestsellers. His work has been translated into thirty-seven languages. After graduating with a degree in English from Cambridge University, he worked as a reporter for the BBC's Panorama and Newsnight programmes, before becoming political editor of the Observer and subsequently a columnist on the Sunday Times and the Daily Telegraph. He is married to Gill Hornby and they live with their four children in a village near Hungerford.

Additional information

GOR000624423
The Ghost by Robert Harris
Robert Harris
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Cornerstone
2007-10-04
320
0091796261
9780091796266
Short-listed for British Book Awards: Sainsbury's Popular Fiction Award 2008 Short-listed for Irish Book Awards: RTE Radio 1's The Tubridy Show Listeners' Choice Award 2008
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.