historical novel


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historical novel

n.
A novel that re-creates a period or event in history and often uses historical figures as some of its characters.
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Thus we have the beginning of the historical novel. Scott takes real people, and real incidents, and with them he interweaves the story of the fortunes of make-believe people and make-believe incidents.
The Return of the Historical Novel?: Thinking About Fiction and History After Historiographic Metafiction
As The Angel of Soriano unfolds, readers receive a satisfying blend of romance and historical novel set against the backdrop of a world torn asunder by desire, political strife, adversity, and choices.
Crossing Ebenezer Creek is a poignant historical novel about the meaning of freedom and the heartache of dreams.
Critique: "The Serpent's Crown" is set in 13th-century France and Cyprus, and is the sequel to Hana Samek Norton's historical novel "The Sixth Surrender" (Plume, 978045229623, $16.00 PB, $12.99 Kindle, 470pp).
The Historical Novel Society, in a recent review, praised the literary historical novel The Golden Chalice of Hunahpu: A Novel of the Spanish Attack on the Maya (Full Court Press, 2014).
This historical novel is a skilful interweaving of three stories in one.
Synopsis: In Ian James Ross historical novel "War at the Edge of the World", a veteran soldier defends the receding borders of the Roman Empire.
group author, historical novel, historicity, narrator
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 24, 2015-Orion Fiction acquires rights to debut historical novel by TV presenter Neil Oliver
Re-Making the Italians: Collective Identities in the Contemporary Italian Historical Novel

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