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By R.L. Eickhoff (trans.) -
I first read The Odyssey in a child’s version that may have been meager, but was certainly sufficient to begin a lifetime ...Read Review
By H.N. Turteltaub -
Fourth in a series, Owls to Athens advances the adventures of the intrepid Rhodian merchants, Sostratos and Menedemos. In the chaotic post-Alexander world, ...Read Review
By Barry Denenberg -
The title character of Pandora of Athens: 399 B.C., Barry Denenberg’s latest contribution to Scholastic’s Life and Times series, is a ...Read Review
By Kate Hovey -
As in previous books (Ancient Voices and Arachne Speaks), mask-maker and poet Kate Hovey draws from the myths of classical antiquity, this time ...Read Review
By Patrick Hatten -
Ancient Athens is the setting for this murder mystery solved by a welcome new sleuth, Idas, a metic (half-citizen). As such, our hero ...Read Review
By Steven Pressfield -
“I have always been a soldier” are the first words we hear from Alexander the Great in this new biographical novel. Driven by ...Read Review
By Eric Shanower -
Continuing the epic saga of the Trojan War – all of the Trojan War, including back stories, side myths, and other matter usually cut ...Read Review
By Charles Rowan Beye -
In Odysseus: A Life, acclaimed classical scholar and professor emeritus at the City University of New York Charles Rowan Beye creates a “biography” ...Read Review
By Judith Hand -
This is a novel about the Amazon Queen, Penthesilea, who ruled during the time the Trojan War was raging. Judith Hand takes a ...Read Review
By Mary Reed and Eric Mayer -
The year is 542 and the setting, once again, is Constantinople – this time, beset by plague and political turmoil. The Lord Chamberlain to Justinian, ...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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