Historical Thrillers

A Listmania! list by Simon Richards "Book critic" (London)
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Shakespeare's Truth
1.  Shakespeare's Truth by Rex Richards
The list author says:
  "The ultimate thriller about the royal family and shakespeare! Set in modern London... this book really rocks!!"
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The Other Boleyn Girl
2.  The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
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  "A beautiful tale. a lot of fun and very engaging"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (411 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Scarlet Letter (Penguin Popular Classics)
3.  The Scarlet Letter (Penguin Popular Classics) by Nathaniel Hawthorne
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  "A classic, pretty hard going in places, but very very subtle and intelligent"
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Penguin Popular Classics)
4.  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Penguin Popular Classics) by Mark Twain
The list author says:
  "Better than you'd think... more subtle"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (94 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Burning Land (The Warrior Chronicles, Book 5) (Alfred the Great 5)
5.  The Burning Land (The Warrior Chronicles, Book 5) (Alfred the Great 5) by Bernard Cornwell
The list author says:
  "My all-time favourite historical writer!!!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (195 customer reviews)

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The Lost Symbol (Robert Langdon)
6.  The Lost Symbol (Robert Langdon) by Dan Brown
The list author says:
  "Hard to know what to say - incredibly plodding and slow, but if you can bear the slow pace, some brilliant insights into the history of washington"
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3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,278 customer reviews) | 18 customer discussions

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Customer Discussions about products in this list
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Was anybody else disappointed by Langdon this time ? 7 10 Oct 2013
Why all the hate? 0 2 Aug 2013
dan brown, need suggestions please 45 7 Nov 2012
Are the Phillippa Gregory books suitable for a 12 year old girl? 8 14 Feb 2012
any good thiller type books out there 3 4 Feb 2011
suggest a book? 1 26 Dec 2010
Please can someone recommend some good thrillers...? 62 6 Dec 2010
All these bad reviews 2 23 Nov 2010
Huck Finn, unedited versions 0 5 Aug 2010
Romantic Thrillers??? 1 1 Aug 2010
About time!! 56 26 May 2010
The Lost Symbol Decoded 1 14 Nov 2009
 
   

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Last updated: 18/11/2009
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