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By Michelle Paver -
This book, the fourth in a series, is set in the Bronze Age. Two youngsters from different Greek societies, Hylas and Pirra, are ...Read Review
By Mark David Smith -
Beppo is the servant of a wine seller in early 17th-century Rome, an orphan whose home is far away. His master is murdered, ...Read Review
By Marcus Sedgwick -
Children/Young AdultShort Stories
There are four stories in this book. In his introduction, Marcus Sedgwick says that they can be read in any order but they ...Read Review
By Natasha Farrant -
Arianne is a fifteen-year-old girl growing up in a village in the southwest of France in the spring of 1944. Luc, who is a ...Read Review
By Keith Souter -
Jack Moon is a 12-year-old boy living on the streets in 1850s London. His friend has died, and Jack buries him secretly, at ...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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