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