Five to Try – Classic Historical Fiction

  • Five to Try – Classic Historical Fiction

Year of wonders

Geraldine Brooks

Eighteen-year-old Anna Frith tells the story of her remote English village, Eyam, which was infected by the plague in 1666 and where, persuaded by their vicar, the townspeople decided to quarantine themselves.

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Girl with a Pearl Earring

Tracy Chevalier

The New York Times bestselling novel by the author of Remarkable Creatures and The Last Runaway Translated into thirty-nine languages and made into an Oscar-nominated film, starring Scarlett Johanson and Colin Firth Tracy Chevalier transports readers

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James Clavell

A bold English adventurer. An invincible Japanese warlord. A beautiful woman torn between two ways of life, two ways of love. All brought together in an extraordinary saga of a time and a place aflame with conflict, passion, ambition, lust, and the s

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The Other Boleyn Girl

Philippa Gregory

The Killer Angels

Michael Shaara

A novel based on the action Battle of Gettysburg.

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