Oliver Harris was born in London in 1978. He has an MA in Shakespeare studies from UCL, and a PhD in psychoanalysis from Birkbeck. He is the author of the Nick Belsey series of crime novels, as well as one work of non-fiction: Lacan's Return to Antiquity. He teaches creative writing at Manchester Metropolitan University.
A twisting spiral of lies and corruption, a pitch-perfect portrait of contemporary London and a beguiling bastard of a hero - Val McDermid, praise for The Hollow ManHarris has a terrific sense of place, hurtling between the wealthiest and most-run-down areas of London... The plot unfolds in a chilling and totally unexpected direction - Joan Smith, Sunday Times, praise for The House of FameNon-stop activity is exhaustingly gripping, and Oliver Harris is punchy and perceptive - Marcel Berlins, The Times, praise for The House of FameMakes the capital as eerie as Le Carre's Berlin - Evening Standard, praise for Deep Shelter