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[toc] January 2012 Ellis Avery, The Last Nude, Riverhead (a young American model and art deco painter Tamara de Lempicka in the art world ...Read Guide
The Historical Novel Society has been tracking forthcoming historical novels for many years. These lists of historical fiction titles are based on publishers’ ...Read Guide
The sea has always fascinated man and over the centuries is the medium that has brought the nations of the world together in ...Read Guide
The White Star Line’s iconic though ill-fated super liner has long been a favourite subject for writers of both fact and fiction, ...Read Guide
History is but a fable agreed upon: the problem of truth in history and fiction. This speech was given by Richard Lee to ...Read Guide
This is way too big a subject for one guide, and will no doubt get divided into many subsections in due course. In ...Read Guide
I once spoke with the senior fiction editor at a New York publishing house who held the opinion that every decade there is ...Read Guide
Sir Brian de Bois-Guilbert, villain of Walter Scott’s Ivanhoe, early established the role of the Templar in historical fiction – a proud Christian ...Read Guide
Edith Swan-neck Shortly after The Battle of Hastings Eadgifu Swanneshals, known as Edith Swan-neck was brought to the field at Senlac by two ...Read Guide
Alditha – Harold’s Queen. Before he was crowned as King in January 1066, Harold Godwinesson had what we would now call a common law ...Read Guide
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