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By Susan Fletcher -
Clara Waterfield grew up in the early years of the 20th century with the rare medical condition of having extraordinarily delicate bones, liable ...Read Review
By Clare Clark -
Berlin 1923, Julius Köhler-Schultz in his late fifties, is a successful art critic and writer. His rather rushed marriage to the philandering and ...Read Review
By Rachel Seiffert -
A small, unnamed town in Ukraine on the periphery of extensive marshlands in the autumn of 1941 is under German occupation. One foggy morning, ...Read Review
By Sarah Dunant -
Sarah Dunant is obsessed with the Borgias. But it’s a good obsession. The Borgias are the family we love to hate. They’...Read Review
By Stella Duffy -
The year is 1912, and three young friends join the 2nd Walworth Scouts in search of adventures beyond the East End of London: Tom, ...Read Review
By Susan Fletcher -
In 1889, the painter Vincent Van Gogh is expelled from the Provençal town of Arles after being caught walking through the town with ...Read Review
By Shobha Rao -
This was the first time I have encountered stories relating to the period of the Partition between India and Pakistan in 1947, and what ...Read Review
By Shirley Barrett -
Published 2015Published 2016
Australians may be familiar with the shore whaling enterprises that operated in Twofold Bay, New South Wales, until the early 20th century. A ...Read Review
By Virginia Baily -
In 1939, as families are being deported from an Italian Jewish ghetto on their way to almost certain death, a mother on the train ...Read Review
By Paula McLain -
Paula McLain, author of the highly successful novel The Paris Wife, returns in Circling the Sun with another fictional biography. This is story ...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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