100 Must-read Historical Novels

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A&C Black, Sep 21, 2009 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 192 pages
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Historical fiction is a hugely popular genre of fiction providing fictional accounts or dramatizations of historical figures or events.

This latest guide in the highly successful Bloomsbury Must-Reads series depicts 100 of the finest novels published in this sector, with a further 500 recommendations. A wide range of classic works and key authors are covered: Peter Ackroyd, Margaret Attwood, Sarah Waters, Victor Hugo and Robert Louis Stevenson to name a few. If you want to expand your reading in this area, or gain a deeper understanding of the genre - this is the best place to start!

Inside you'll find:

• An extended Introduction to historical fiction
• 100 titles highlighted A-Z by novel with 500 Read-on recommendations
• Read-on-a-theme categories
• Award winners and book club recommendations

 

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About the author (2009)

Nick Rennison is a bookseller, editor and freelance writer. He reviews new titles for Waterstones Books Quarterly , and is the author of the Bloomsbury Good Reading Guide, 100 Must-Read Classic Novels, and co-author of 100 Must-Read Science Fiction Novels and 100 Must-Read Crime Novels.

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