100 Must-read Historical Novels by Nick Rennison
(Bloomsbury Good Reading Guides)

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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


About Nick Rennison

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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.
Published September 21, 2009 by A&C Black Academic and Professional. 192 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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