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By Jean-Christophe Rufin -
Abyssinia, cut off from Westerners for generations, is an irresistible goal for a number of Western contingents at the start of the 18th ...Read Review
By Sara Donati -
Elizabeth Middleton, an Englishwoman, arrives in upper New York State in December 1792 with the hopes of fulfilling a lifelong dream, to be a ...Read Review
By Edward Frankland -
The grim reality of sixth century Britain comes to life in Frankland’s novel of the legendary King Arthur. In this novel, originally ...Read Review
By Evan S. Connell -
We are transported by author Evan S. Connell to the two centuries of human existence – from 1095 to 1289 – more enmired in the blood of ...Read Review
By Stuart M. Mirsky -
The King of Vinland’s Saga is the unusual tale of Sigtrygg Thorgilsson, orphaned grandson of the legendary Viking Leif Eiriksson. Sigtrygg is ...Read Review
By Robert J. Mrazek -
During the last remaining months of the US Civil War, men on both sides of the conflict began to lose heart. These men ...Read Review
By James Webb -
You’d probably find this book in your local store in with the military adventure novels of Tom Clancy and so on, but ...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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