Tag Archives: Historical Fiction

Susana Fortes – Quattrocento | Review

Where do I even start? With a disclaimer, I guess. Since this book hasn’t yet been translated in English all the quotations are my translations of the book. So they might not be the best, but I tried my best … Continue reading

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Hannah Mary Rothschild – The Improbability of Love | Review

The Improbability of Love is an amazing mix of fiction, art, history, the life of a person intertwined in all of those with a splash of intrigue added to it. The author Hannah Mary Rothschild does an amazing job with … Continue reading

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Gareth Hinds – The Iliad | Review

This is a retelling of The Iliad in form of a graphic novel. The author Gareth Hinds brings us once again to one of the most famous battles of all time. There is no need for me to summarise this … Continue reading

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Alexandre Dumas – The Count of Monte Cristo | Review

The Count of Monte Cristo is a marvelous novel written by Alexandre Dumas Pere. It was published in parts in 1845-1846 in the french newspaper called Journal des débats. I can, without doubt, say that this was one of the … Continue reading

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The Song of Achilles – Madeline Miller | Review

The Song of Achilles is a marvelous novel written by Madeline Miller. The story follows the life of Patroclus since he was a child to the deeply tragic events during the Trojan War. We meet Patroclus as a child on … Continue reading

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Maggie Chase – His Crown Jewel | Review

His Crown Jewel is a historical romance written by Maggie Chase. It tells the story of the notorious madam Mistress, Emily Weatherspoon who is still in love with her first love Cyrus Franklin. When Cyrus suddenly appears in Brimstone where Emily’s brothel … Continue reading

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Ivo Andrić – The Damned Yard | Review

The Damned Yard, or Prokleta Avlija originally is a short book by Ivo Andrić, the literature Nobelist. I definitely wasn’t very excited when I saw this book on my school reading list. I never quite liked the concept of Andrić … Continue reading

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