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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Emma Tennant -
Published 1999 (UK)Published 2003 (US)
Strangers is a haunting and sometimes humorous memoir of Emma Tennant’s wealthy, influential, and eccentric family. The narrative is impressionistic yet richly ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Peters (ed.) - By Kristen Whitbread (ed.) -
This beautifully-illustrated companion to Peters’ popular Amelia Peabody series includes essays by various contributors on subjects such as the history of Egyptology, the ...Read Review
By Michael Pastourneau (trans. Jody Glodding) -
Stripes are part of our everyday lives, but depending on how or where we encounter them, they evoke certain impressions. This thought-provoking book ...Read Review
By Nelson Lankford -
The capital of the short-lived Confederacy managed to hold out in the face of crushing odds from war’s start until only days ...Read Review
By Robert Katz -
The saga of the eternal city in the hectic and dangerous days from Mussolini’s ouster to the Allied liberation has long been ...Read Review
By James Holland -
The history of Malta in WWII is a chronicle of savage bombing, civilian endurance, spirited defense, and incredible good fortune. The most heavily ...Read Review
By Paul Hoffman -
This is a biography of a now forgotten aeronaut, Alberto Santos-Dumont, who, in 1901, was a household name. The author compares his public experimentation ...Read Review
By Michael Evans -
In this fascinating study, Evans traces the dramatic stories of the royal deaths of kings from Harold at Hastings to Richard III at ...Read Review
By Joan Druett -
In 1841 the whaleship Sharon sails out of Massachusetts for the rich hunting grounds of the South Pacific. Halfway through the voyage, Captain Howes ...Read Review
By Anna Beer -
Published 2003 (US)Published 2004 (UK)
In comparison to her famous husband, very little is known about Bess Ralegh (1565-c.1635). But Anna Beer has pieced together the records she ...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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