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By Oliver Latch (trans.) - By Tilman Roehrig -
This novel opens at the 1189 death of King Henry II, followed by the crowning of his older son, Richard the Lionheart, and Richard’...Read Review
By Oliver Latsch (trans.) - By Tilman Roehrig -
Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult
Eric the Red is a Norse historical saga about a 10th-century Viking explorer and founder of Iceland. The tale begins when Eric’s ...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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