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By Ruadh Butler -
Ruadh Butler’s series about the Norman conquest of Ireland continues with The Earl Strongbow, picking up a week after the events of ...Read Review
By Oliver Ready (trans.) - By Vladimir Sharov -
Written in the early 1980s, and now translated into English for the first time, Vladimir Sharov’s The Rehearsals is considered a modern ...Read Review
By David Barbaree -
Is David Barbaree’s debut novel historical fiction, or alternate history? It’s a question Barbaree actively wants us to consider, as he ...Read Review
By Rory Clements -
Set in Cambridge in 1936, Corpus is Rory Clements’ first novel to depart from the Elizabethan era. At first glance it may not seem ...Read Review
By Joanna Hickson -
It is no surprise that Wars of the Roses novelists are drawn to Jasper Tudor, for while his life story is dominated by ...Read Review
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