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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
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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