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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Lisa Dillman (trans.) - By Víctor del Árbol -
“Nobody wants to be sent off to freeze to death in Siberia. So the police make up any damn excuse to send them ...Read Review
By Barb Warner Deane -
Though many novels have been written about the exploits of the American military in World War II, few provide an intimate picture of ...Read Review
By Michelle Cox -
A Promise Given is an entertaining romp through the social mores of 1930s Chicago and England, with the American upper crust proving themselves ...Read Review
By James D. Crownover -
In 1918, the great influenza epidemic is sweeping the world. Young ranch hands Silent Cooper and Dempsey Nealy are sent to an abandoned ranch ...Read Review
By David Brookshaw (trans.) - By Mia Couto -
The introduction to this tale of the end of independence for the country then called Gaza (now Mozambique) is emblematic of its gradual ...Read Review
By Adrienne Celt -
Opening with a hint of mystery, this literary novel unfolds through letters, detailed diary entries, and other documents that provide the backstory and ...Read Review
By Peter Carey -
In 1953, Irene Bobs and her husband, Titch, leave their young children at home to enter the brutal Australian open road race known as ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Camden -
New York City, 1903, is an exciting time with advancements in technology, and Lucy Drake is no stranger to the marvels of the new ...Read Review
By Taylor Brown -
The Korean War was unforgiving, particularly for the United States, whose forces were exceptionally unequipped, unprepared, and inadequately trained. Rory Docherty returns to ...Read Review
By Alan Bradley -
This is the latest installment in the very popular history mystery series starring adolescent sleuth, pre-teen and chemistry whiz Flavia de Luce, set ...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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