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By Eric Rauchway -
Tom Buchanan in The Great Gatsby was a suave but crass braggart who considered others less intelligent to threaten his social and financial ...Read Review
By Dan Walsh -
This is a sequel to The Unfinished Gift. In 1944, pilot Shawn Collins has escaped capture after his plane was shot down in Europe, ...Read Review
By Bernard Ashley -
Ronnie Warren is a boy when the Second World War breaks out. By the time VE day comes around he’s a young ...Read Review
By Karin Fernald -
Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult
This is a light-hearted look at Queen Victoria’s childhood, from her birth to her coronation, and it includes all the well-known facts: ...Read Review
By Alexander Lagos - By Joseph Lagos -
To quote one of the authors, the concept of this graphic novel for ages 10 and up is “two runaway slaves become masked vigilantes ...Read Review
By Margi Preus -
Son of a fisherman, 14-year-old Manjiro dreams of being a samurai. But after being rescued from a shipwreck by an American whaling vessel, ...Read Review
By Annelise Freisenbruch -
Six hundred years of the Roman Empire from Augustus to its long-drawn-out end: this is the serious work of an author who does ...Read Review
By Robert Temple -
The author is well known for his television documentaries which challenge various widely accepted views on early Egyptian history. Here, he argues that ...Read Review
By Arthur Gilchrist Brodeur - By Farnham Bishop -
The story is set in the Bronze Age Mediterranean, where King Minos rules the sea with his fleet and terrorizes his enemies with ...Read Review
By Persia Woolley -
The story of Arthur and Guinevere has been told and retold numerous times, but this first volume of Woolley’s Guinevere trilogy, originally ...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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