Superb Historical novels

A Listmania! list by David "History of England podcaster" (Oxford, England)
 
Caesar
1.  Caesar by Allan Massie
The list author says:
  "Fresh, accurate even now. Also do Augustus and Tiberius"
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Fire from Heaven (The Novels of Alexander the Great)
2.  Fire from Heaven (The Novels of Alexander the Great) by Mary Renault
The list author says:
  "Brilliant. One of 3."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

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Count Belisarius
3.  Count Belisarius by Robert Graves
The list author says:
  "Tragic story of one of the world's greatest generals."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

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Julian
4.  Julian by Gore Vidal
The list author says:
  "Makes you weep for Julian, and for the arrival of Christianity"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Last Kingdom (The Warrior Chronicles, Book 1)
5.  The Last Kingdom (The Warrior Chronicles, Book 1) by Bernard Cornwell
The list author says:
  "Cornwell is second only to Graves, All this series get behind Alfred and the warrior"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (336 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Viking: Odinn's Child: Odinn's Child No. 1
6.  Viking: Odinn's Child: Odinn's Child No. 1 by Tim Severin
The list author says:
  "Excellent saga of viking life and atitudes"
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (61 customer reviews)

Warlock
7.  Warlock by Wilbur Smith
The list author says:
  "Surprising;y good - exciting and builds a great picture of Ancient Egypt"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (139 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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The Sunbird
8.  The Sunbird by Wilbur Smith
The list author says:
  "Don't even know if itrs historical. But the best of all Wilbur Smith's books"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (130 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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I, Claudius (Penguin Classics)
9.  I, Claudius (Penguin Classics) by Robert Graves
The list author says:
  "The greatest historical novel by the greatest historical novelist"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (78 customer reviews)

The Grass Crown (Masters of Rome)
10.  The Grass Crown (Masters of Rome) by Colleen McCullough Doctor of Neurophysiology
The list author says:
  "The definitive Rome novels. Shocked at how good they all are."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

Wolf of the Plains (Conqueror, Book 1) (Conqueror 1)
11.  Wolf of the Plains (Conqueror, Book 1) (Conqueror 1) by Conn Iggulden
The list author says:
  "Superb series about Ghenghis Khan and his sons"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (246 customer reviews)

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Flambard's Confession
12.  Flambard's Confession by Marilyn Durham
The list author says:
  "Change of pace, but really good about a less well known figure"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Shogun: The First Novel of the Asian Saga: A Novel of Japan
13.  Shogun: The First Novel of the Asian Saga: A Novel of Japan by James Clavell
The list author says:
  "I loved it so much I bought a Katana and practiced karate chops on my mates"
£8.79   Used & New from: £1.08
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (224 customer reviews)

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