Carey Harrison

Claudia Grundke

Carey Harrison, born February 19, 1944, is an English novelist and dramatist. Harrison was born in London to actors Rex Harrison and Lilli Palmer and raised in Los Angeles and New York, where he attended the Lycée Français. He is the author of 40 stage plays and 16 novels. Harrison’s most recent novels “Justice” and “Who Was That Lady?” have been acclaimed by readers, and both reached No.1 on the Amazon Contemporary Fiction downloads list. His latest novel, “Dog’s Mercury”, was published in 2015. Harrison has received numerous grants from the UK Arts Council and his prizes include Sony Radio Academy Awards, the Giles Cooper Award, the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Award for Best Play and the Best Play award from the Berlin Akademie der Künste, as well as two nominations (2005 and 2007) for the Pushcart Prize for Journalism. His work has been translated into thirteen languages.