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By Madeleine Thien -
“In a single year, my father left us twice. The first time, to end his marriage, and the second, when he took his ...Read Review
By Wayne Johnston -
It doesn’t take readers of award-winning author Wayne Johnston’s latest novel, The Son of a Certain Woman, to recognise all the ...Read Review
By Robert McGill -
Set in 1972, Canadian author Robert McGill’s latest novel, Once We Had A Country, might just sneak into the definition of ‘historic fiction’ (...Read Review
By Mary Swan -
It might be said that Canadian author Mary Swan’s latest novel, My Ghosts, isn’t for everyone. Readers, for example, who like ...Read Review
By Ami McKay -
This novel, already and deservedly a best-seller in Canada, tells the story of Dora Rare and her struggles to maintain a holistic, ...Read Review
By Manda Scott -
In this, the last of the Boudica quartet, the Boudica (“Bringer of Victory”) struggles to recover from a Roman flogging. If her people ...Read Review
By Shauna Singh Baldwin -
Set in World War II Europe, this novel is “inspired by” the life of Noor Inayat Khan – code name “Madeleine” in the Resistance. ...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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