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Italian historical novels result in animated discussion

Thanks to Rita Charbonnier for drawing my attention to this great discussion among fans of Italian historical novels and four authors – at the moment of writing this, there have been a total of 428 comments! It was a real … Continue reading

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Can you define historical truth, or write truthful fiction?

Well that’s a big question that I won’t even try to answer now, but it’s the lead-in to what promises to be a fascinating panel discussion at the Birkbeck Institute on Saturday 6th June: Talking Books “Novel History”. As one … Continue reading

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Venice as a setting for historical novels

Lots of cliche’ and a selection of books that are nothing if not wonderfully atmospheric…  have a look here

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