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By Max Arthur -
Published 2003Published 2004
Published in association with the Imperial War Museum, Max Arthur’s two volumes [the other is Forgotten Voices of World War II (ed.)] ...Read Review
Published in association with the Imperial War Museum, Max Arthur’s two volumes [the other is Forgotten Voices of the Great War (ed.)] ...Read Review
By Anton Gill -
Published 2003Published 2004
Books written about Michelangelo and the David are numerous, and with this offering, Gill doesn’t cover any new ground. He has, however, ...Read Review
By Jane Langton -
Like Josephine Tey’s classic The Daughter of Time, Jane Langton’s latest mystery is an intellectual adventure in historical sleuthing. Highly readable, ...Read Review
By Gregory Maguire -
In this impressionistic version of the classic Snow White story, Maguire continues his unique retelling of well-known fairy tales that began with Wicked ...Read Review
By Judith Tarr -
Part historical fiction, part historical fantasy, Judith Tarr once again focuses her considerable talents on a seminal moment in history: the Norman Conquest. ...Read Review
By Kathrine Beck -
In 1920, The Atlantic Monthly published installments of the diary of one Opal Whiteley, a diary of nature purportedly written whilst Opal was a ...Read Review
By Kristine L. Franklin -
It is 1925 in the small town of Roslyn, Washington, and the Grape Train has come to town for its annual visit. We meet ...Read Review
By William R. Trotter -
This is the second novel in a powerful duo (the first being Sands of Pride) set during the American Civil War. The story ...Read Review
By Penelope Williamson -
A sequel to Mortal Sins, Wages of Sin embroils New Orleans homicide cop Daman Rourke in two frightening investigations: the crucifixion of a ...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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