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By Santa Montefiore -
First in an anticipated trilogy, this is actually the story of many women in a castle, all coming to terms with changing times ...Read Review
By Brenda Squires -
I was not aware that Hitler had a niece, Geli Raubal, nor that his love for his niece, bordering on the inappropriate, caused ...Read Review
By Armando Lucas Correa - By Nick Caistor (trans.) -
Published 2016Published 2017
Berlin in 1939 is seen through the eyes of Hannah Rosenthal, who starts her tale with “I was almost twelve years old when I ...Read Review
By Darryl W. Bullock -
In a slim volume including fifteen black and white photographs, an historical timeline, and a discography, Darryl Bullock describes the indescribable: Florence Foster ...Read Review
By Erica Abeel -
The United States in the 1950s could be stifling. Then the Beat Generation provided a shocking foretaste of widespread rebellion which broke out ...Read Review
By Paul Brinkley-Rogers -
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Paul Brinkley-Rogers began writing his tender memoir after finding old love letters in a long-forgotten book of poems. His love ...Read Review
By S C Karakaltsas -
A coming of age drama set against a backdrop of exotic island life, colonial rule, industrial phosphate mining, a fear of communism and ...Read Review
By Charles M. Boyer -
In 1939, young Tadek Gradinski and his family live a carefree lifestyle in Poland. Their lives are interrupted in 1940 when the Russian army invades. ...Read Review
By Thérèse Down -
The End of Law is a work of fiction tackling a subject that has seen very little coverage over the years: Nazi Germany, ...Read Review
By C. Dickson (trans.) - By J. M. G. Le Clézio -
At the turn of the 20th century, on the island of Mauritius, the idyllic childhood of Alexis L’Étang and his beloved sister, ...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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