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By Eva Petulengro -
Eva Petulengro was born into the last generation of Romanies who lived the travelling life in painted wooden caravans. She reveals in this ...Read Review
By Albert Jack -
Published 2009Published 2010
Albert Jack only reluctantly took to studying the history of nursery rhymes, but then found it to be his most rewarding work as ...Read Review
By John Nicol - By Tony Rennell -
The Royal Army Medical Corp has as their motto ‘In Arduis Fideles’; John Nicol and Tony Rennell show in Medic how these men ...Read Review
By Guy Walters -
Guy Walters in Hunting Evil deals with the Nazi war criminals who escaped, and the hunt to bring them to account. Many of ...Read Review
By Harry Sidebottom -
In the eastern empire of Rome the frail Valerian has been betrayed and captured by the Persian Sassanid King of Kings. This same ...Read Review
By Shirley McKay -
Giles Locke, physician, is reluctantly diagnosing yet another case of ‘morbus gallicus’ [the pox]. Hastening to join his wife Meg for the funeral ...Read Review
By Donald Paterson -
Rona McPherson, having failed with her bookshop and failed in her marriage, returns to her hometown and moves into the house which used ...Read Review
By Morris Gleitzman -
Once & Then was originally two books, coming together for the first time in this edition. Initially, you feel it is a child’...Read Review
By D.J. Taylor -
In 1931 Britain is deep in financial crisis, and coming off the Gold Standard seems inevitable. That summer in a seedy part of London ...Read Review
By J. H. Schryer -
Goodnight Vienna is a ’30s title out of the last century – but this is a modern novel printed in 2009. The story takes place ...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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