Award Name : Walter Scott Prize
Year of Award : 2014
Award for : Books
Location : Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
Robert Dennis Harris (born 7 March 1957) is an English novelist. He is a former journalist and BBC television reporter. Although he began his career in non-fiction, his fame rests upon his works of historical fiction. Beginning with the best-seller Fatherland, Harris focused on events surrounding the Second World War, followed by works set in ancient Rome. His most recent works centre on contemporary history.He won Walter Scott Prize in 2014 for An Officer and a Spy.