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HNS Awards have helped discover and launch the author careers of Michel Faber, Ruth Downie, Hilary Green, Martin Sutton, Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott, Nikki Marmery, Margaret Skea, Warwick Cairns, Katherine Mezzacappa and Elizabeth Macneal. Our ARA and Saudi awards are amongst the most generous of all literary prizes.
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Venice was occupied by the Germans in WW2 for only 20 months (September 1943 to April 1945), but the occupation lay heavily upon the city. The ...Read Review
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Few readers will come to this novel without at least a sketchy memory of the Shakespeare play, whether it was read or seen ...Read Review
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In the cemetery of San Michele a corpse is exhumed. Rizzo has been paid to supervise this grisly task and remove from the ...Read Review
Over the last 20 years The Historical Novels Review (the society's print magazine for our members) has published reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books.
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