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By Jane Stubbs -
This novel was first written in 1941 but failed, then, to achieve publication. The narrative takes place at the close of Queen Victoria’s ...Read Review
By James Hutsen-Wiley -
The world at the beginning of the 12th century is a complicated place for a child born of the union between a Christian ...Read Review
By Alan Robert Lancaster -
Published 2013Published 2013-11-04
Ravenfeast: Farewell to Legend by Alan Robert Lancaster is somewhat of a tour-de-force to get into. Obviously well researched and carefully composed, it ...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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