Biographical Fiction

Eleanor’s Daughter: A Novel of Marie de Champagne

By June Hall McCash - Published 2018

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Biographical Fiction

McCash brings her scholarship to life with this vivid reimagining of the life of Marie, Countess of Champagne, a patroness of the arts ...Read Review

The Irish Princess

By Elizabeth Chadwick - Published 2019

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Biographical Fiction

The author brings medieval Ireland alive with her trademark mix of engaging characters, high politics, and romance. As the daughter of an Irish ...Read Review

Paris, 7 A.M.

By Liza Wieland - Published 2019

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Biographical FictionLiterary

Fiction steps in where a diary feared to tread. 1937, a year famously absent from the journals of Elizabeth Bishop—celebrated American poet and ...Read Review

The Prince’s Women

By Deryn Lake - Published 2019

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Biographical Fiction

Charles Edward Stuart, aka The Young Pretender, aka Bonnie Prince Charlie, was the eldest grandson of the exiled Catholic King James II. As ...Read Review

The Vexations

By Caitlin Horrocks - Published 2019

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Biographical Fiction

Erik Satie (1866-1925) became a famous composer during La Belle Époque in Paris.  This novel is a creative depiction of what was behind ...Read Review

The Animal Gazer

By Edgardo Franzosini - Published 2019

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Biographical FictionLiterary

This is a prize-winning fictionalised biography of the sculptor Rembrandt Bugatti (1884-1916).  In his brief life Bugatti created over 300 bronzes, nearly all animal ...Read Review

The Gospel According to Lazarus

By Richard Zimler - Published 2019

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Biographical FictionLiterary

Bestselling author Richard Zimler crafts a distinctly Jewish view of the mission and execution of Jesus of Nazareth (here termed Yeshua, of Natzeret) ...Read Review

First and Before All Things

By Kate Wilby - Published 2019

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Biographical Fiction

This is the story of the Norwich Bethel, a sanctuary for “lunaticks” founded in 1713 by the enlightened and compassionate Mary Chapman, widow of ...Read Review

The Girl with the Leica

By Ann Goldstein (trans.) - By Helena Janeczek - Published 2019

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Biographical FictionLiterary

This fictionalized true-life story of Gerda Taro (born Gerta Pohorylle), the first woman photojournalist killed in war, is told by three of her ...Read Review

Love Without End: A Story of Heloise and Abelard

By Melvyn Bragg - Published 2019

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Biographical Fiction

In 12th-century Paris, a learned young woman named Heloise is tutored by the famed philosopher Abelard. The teacher and student soon become lovers, ...Read Review

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