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Often when I read historical fiction, it seems that the 21st-Century world view is imported with the cha… More
A debut novel set in mid-60s Chicago tells the story of a jazz singer bent on achieving success. Early revie… More
Roberta Rich has written only two books so far, but I enjoyed both of them immensely. In The Midwife of … More
After the Holocaust, many of the surviving European Jews went to British Palestine, soon to become the n… More
Historical fiction author Sarah Waters in the spotlight
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Ken Follett has signed to write a new sequel to this classic of historical fiction.
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Historical novels featuring women
When I read The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman a few months ago, I felt like I had to tell everyone about it. … More
As Annabel Lyon’s The Sweet Girl depicts, a respectable woman’s life in ancient Greece was very circumscribe… More