The best of historical fiction

A Listmania! list by UD
 
The Far Pavilions
1.  The Far Pavilions by Mary Margaret Kaye
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  "romance in the India of the 19th century"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (114 customer reviews)

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The Etruscan
2.  The Etruscan by Mika Waltari
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  "a magical story of the Etruscan society"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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The Agony And The Ecstasy
3.  The Agony And The Ecstasy by Irving Stone
The list author says:
  "a novel about Michelangelo, a great portrait of renaissance Italy"
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.43
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

Quo Vadis?
4.  Quo Vadis? by Henryk Sienkiewicz
The list author says:
  "love and death in the ancient Rome"
£16.50   Used & New from: £1.75
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Gone with the Wind
5.  Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
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  "a great epic of the American civil war"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (232 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Ivanhoe (Penguin Popular Classics)
6.  Ivanhoe (Penguin Popular Classics) by Walter Scott
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  "a classic about English middle ages"
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Captain Corelli's Mandolin
7.  Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernieres
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  "a great story on Italian soldiers in Greece during WW2. BTW, movie sucks."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (412 customer reviews)

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The Clan of the Cave Bear (Earth's Children)
8.  The Clan of the Cave Bear (Earth's Children) by Jean M. Auel
The list author says:
  "the first book of the Earth's children series, a story about the time of the neanderthals and the modern humans"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (222 customer reviews)

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The Mists of Avalon (Mists of Avalon 1)
9.  The Mists of Avalon (Mists of Avalon 1) by Marion Zimmer Bradley
The list author says:
  "a story of the legend of king Arthur"
£9.09   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (87 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Memoirs Of A Geisha
10.  Memoirs Of A Geisha by Arthur Golden
The list author says:
  "the amazing world of geisha in the 20th century"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (461 customer reviews)

Shogun: A Novel of Japan
11.  Shogun: A Novel of Japan by James Clavell
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  "a clash between the Japanese and European culture in 16th century"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (192 customer reviews)

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Shadow of the Moon
12.  Shadow of the Moon by Mary Margaret Kaye
The list author says:
  "a story of the great Indian mutiny against the British Raj"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

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