Biographical Fiction

Abigail

By Jill Eileen Smith - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical FictionInspirational

As the second wife of the soon-to-be-king David of ancient biblical times, Abigail must contend with hardships and inner turmoil that she thinks ...Read Review

A Civil General

By David Stinebeck - By Scannell Gill - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

George Thomas, a Union General during the American Civil War, is a Virginian who decides to remain loyal to his country. His exploits ...Read Review

The Ides of March

By Christine Feddersen-Manfredi (trans.) - By Valerio Massimo Manfredi - Published 2009

Genres:

AdventureBiographical Fiction

The Ides of March concentrates on the eight days leading up to and including Julius Caesar’s assassination. While Caesar is in Rome ...Read Review

Cutter’s Island: Caesar in Captivity

By Vincent Panella - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

On the way to Rhodes to further his study of rhetoric, Julius Caesar is captured by pirates and held for ransom. At this ...Read Review

Alice I Have Been

By Melanie Benjamin - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

This literary novel, set in the early 20th century with flashbacks to the mid-19th century, is the fictionalized life story of the ...Read Review

The Puzzle King

By Betsy Carter - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

Simon Phelps emigrated to the United States as a nine-year-old boy, making the journey from Latvia to New York City on his own. ...Read Review

The Greatest Knight

By Elizabeth Chadwick - Published 2006Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

The life of William Marshal is remarkably well documented for a less-than-royal contemporary of Eleanor of Aquitaine, Richard Lionheart and John Lackland. Chadwick ...Read Review

Devil’s Dream

By Madison Smartt Bell - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical FictionEpic

Certainly one of the most curious events in historical fiction in decades is the decision by a writer to pen a trilogy about ...Read Review

Homer & Langley

By E. L. Doctorow - Published 2009Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

For a review suited to this journal, it is well to begin by pointing out that the novel is not, and does not ...Read Review

The People’s Train

By Thomas Keneally - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

This is a fictionalised biography of Artem Sergiev, prisoner in pre-revolutionary Russia who fled to Australia in 1911. In Thomas Keneally’s hands the ...Read Review

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