Robert Harris on V2, historical fiction and WW2

Robert Harris discusses V2, his new Second World War thriller inspired by the German missile campaign in 1944

Launching site for V2 rockets in Germany during World War 2. (Photo by Getty Images)

Best-selling historical novelist Robert Harris discusses his latest thriller, V2, inspired by the German missile campaign in 1944. He explains why he is obsessed by the Second World War, and shares some of the secrets of writing great historical fiction.

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