Best Historical Fiction (places to start!)

A Listmania! list by J. Pollock "'Ren" (Newcastle, England)
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The Clan of the Cave Bear (Earth's Children)
1.  The Clan of the Cave Bear (Earth's Children) by Jean M. Auel
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  "This is the first historical fiction novel that I picked up. A wonderful start to an unfinished series."
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Boudica: Dreaming The Eagle: Boudica 1
2.  Boudica: Dreaming The Eagle: Boudica 1 by Manda Scott
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  "Wonderful (almost finished) series about Boudica."
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Under the Eagle
3.  Under the Eagle by Simon Scarrow
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  "Insightful writing about Macro and Cato, two Roman legionaries fighting in the war against Boudica."
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First Man In Rome (Masters of Rome)
4.  First Man In Rome (Masters of Rome) by Colleen McCullough Doctor of Neurophysiology
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  "The beginning of McCulloughs FANTSTIC series focusing on Julius Caesar - a truly amazing, thrilling and addictive read."
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The Gates of Rome (Emperor Series, Book 1)
5.  The Gates of Rome (Emperor Series, Book 1) by Conn Iggulden
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  "Another series about Julius Caesar. Different, not quite as good, but still a good read."
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Gates Of Fire: An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae
6.  Gates Of Fire: An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae by Steven Pressfield
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  "Gut wrenchingly good tale of the battle of Thermopylae."
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Spartan
7.  Spartan by Valerio Massimo Manfredi
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  "One of Massimo's best."
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