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By Uwe Timm -
Published 2003 (c1983)
German Southwest Africa in 1904-1907 provides the principal setting for this recently translated 1983 novel about the suppression of the Herero and Hottentot rebellions. ...Read Review
By Martin L. Marcus -
This “Eastern” is a fictionalized account of the Native American leader Osceola and the Second Seminole War of 1835-42 in Florida. The Seminoles ...Read Review
By P.G. Nagle -
P.G. Nagle has devoted herself to chronicling the U.S. Civil War in the Southwest. While most Civil War histories and novels ...Read Review
By C. Northcote Parkinson -
For Captain Richard Delancey, his triumph at taking a French prize is mingled with misfortune. Peace has been declared. Conflict has become personal ...Read Review
By Nigel Tranter -
In the late 13th century, Angus Og MacDonald is brought up by his grandfather, the great Angus Mor, to be the future Lord ...Read Review
By Josephine Allen -
Princess Zoë of Byzantium, niece of Emperor Constantine Palaeologus Dragases, is the focus of this overlong novel, set against the backdrop of the ...Read Review
By V.A. Stuart -
The tyrannical, venal, sadistic, and antisocial ship’s captain is such a common figure in historical fiction about the age of the “iron ...Read Review
By Rosetta Loy (trans. Gregory Conti) -
Published 2003Published 2003 (c1995)
Although the “hot chocolate” arrives only in the final chapters, what come before are emotional and sometimes shocking events in an Italian family ...Read Review
By Douglas Reeman -
It is a curious fact of historical fiction that while library shelves buckle under the weight of novels on the Royal Navy, only ...Read Review
The Indian Mutiny of 1857-1858 is a watershed event in the history of British India. A rebellion by regiments of the British-officered units ...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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