Christopher Hart (novelist)
|Pen name||William Napier|
|Occupation||Journalist and Author|
|Genres||Contemporary, Historical fiction|
Christopher William Napier Hart (born 1965) is an English novelist and journalist. He writes for the Sunday Times the Daily Mail and the The Literary Review He is the author of The Harvest (1999) and Rescue Me (2001), and has written six historical novels under his two middle names, William Napier.
Born in Gloucestershire, Hart was educated at Cheltenham College and Leicester University, then went to Oxford Polytechnic (now Oxford Brookes University) where he studied English and Art History, and Birkbeck College, London, where he obtained a PhD on W.B.Yeats.
Under his original name he has written two contemporary novels, The Harvest and Rescue Me. Since 2001, he has written six historical novels under the pseudonym of William Napier, three of them a best-selling trilogy about Attila the Hun and the Fall of the Roman Empire. His work has been translated into fourteen languages, including Korean and Azerbaijani, and well-reviewed in both the Sunday Sport and the Times Literary Supplement.
Club: The Academy
As Christopher Hart
As William Napier
- Attila (Attila: The Scourge of God) (2005)
- Attila: The Gathering of the Storm (2007)
- Attila: The Judgement (2008)
- Clash of Empires: The Great Siege (2011) ISBN 1409105342; ISBN 9781409105343
- Clash of Empires: The Red Sea (5 July 2012)
- Julia: An Epic Tale of Love And War Set in the Final Days of the Roman Empire (2001)
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