100 Must-read Historical Novels

100 Must-read Historical Novels

by Nick Rennison

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100 Must-read Historical Novels by Nick Rennison

Historical fiction is a hugely popular genre of fiction providing fictional accounts or dramatizations of historical figures or events.


This latest guide in the highly successful Bloomsbury Must-Reads series depicts 100 of the finest novels published in this sector, with a further 500 recommendations. A wide range of classic works and key authors are covered: Peter Ackroyd, Margaret Attwood, Sarah Waters, Victor Hugo and Robert Louis Stevenson to name a few. If you want to expand your reading in this area, or gain a deeper understanding of the genre - this is the best place to start!


Inside you'll find:


- An extended Introduction to historical fiction
- 100 titles highlighted A-Z by novel with 500 Read-on recommendations
- Read-on-a-theme categories
- Award winners and book club recommendations

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781408136065
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 09/21/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 1,087,017
File size: 217 KB

About the Author

Nick Rennison is a bookseller, editor and freelance writer. He reviews new titles for Waterstones Books Quarterly, and is the author of the Bloomsbury Good Reading Guide, 100 Must-Read Classic Novels, and co-author of 100 Must-Read Science Fiction Novels and 100 Must-Read Crime Novels.
Nick Rennison is a bookseller, editor and freelance writer. He reviews new titles for Waterstones Books Quarterly.

Nick Rennison has worked as a bookseller, editor, and freelance writer. His publications include The Blue Plaque Guide to London (1999), Poets on Poets (1997), and the Bloomsbury Good Reading Guide to Crime Fiction (2003).

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