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By Laurence Luckinbill -
Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult
In their appealing young adult graphic novel, Luckinbill and Tait present the facts of President Theodore Roosevelt’s life in compact form, while ...Read Review
By Antonio Gil - By Daniel Ortega -
This (very) graphic novel immerses the reader in the horrific seven months’ siege of Stalingrad, from August 1942 to February 1943, a bloodbath that claimed ...Read Review
By Fabien Nury - By Sylvain Vallee -
This graphic novel series, first published in France with over 1 million copies sold, has received several awards, including the Angoulême International Comics ...Read Review
By Jeff Mccomsey -
Major General Smedley Butler, USMC, is one of a number of famous fighting Marine Generals. This graphic novel begins in 1932 one year after ...Read Review
By Garth Ennis -
During World War II, the Nazi war machine destroyed its way through the Soviet Union. Desperate times call for desperate measures, so Russia ...Read Review
By Wayne Vansant -
In June 1941, sixteen-year-old Ukrainian Ekaterina Andreaevna Tymoshenko, nicknamed Katusha, hears on her radio about the German Army’s advance into Russian territory. Eventually ...Read Review
“This book is to be neither an accusation nor a confession, and least of all an adventure, for death is not an adventure ...Read Review
By Ian Densford -
Trench Dogs is a graphic novel with no real text or dialogue. It comprehensively encompasses the breadth, depth, and especially the horrors of ...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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