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100 must-read historical novels

By: Rennison, Nick

Part of the Bloomsbury good reading guides series
1408113961 / 9781408113967
Out of print
United Kingdom
15 cm xvi, 176 p.
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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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