Tag Archives: Historical Fiction

The Song of Achilles – Madeline Miller | Review

The Song of Achilles is a marvelous novel written by Madeline Miller. The story follows the life of Patroclus since he was a child to the deeply tragic events during the Trojan War. We meet Patroclus as a child on … Continue reading

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Maggie Chase – His Crown Jewel | Review

His Crown Jewel is a historical romance written by Maggie Chase. It tells the story of the notorious madam Mistress, Emily Weatherspoon who is still in love with her first love Cyrus Franklin. When Cyrus suddenly appears in Brimstone where Emily’s brothel … Continue reading

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Ivo Andrić – The Damned Yard | Review

The Damned Yard, or Prokleta Avlija originally is a short book by Ivo Andrić, the literature nobelist. I definitely wasn’t very excited when i saw this book on my school reading list. I never quite liked the concept of Andrić … Continue reading

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Peter Milligan – Britannia (#1 – #4) | Review

Britannia is an astonishing graphic novel written by one of the most famous comic masterminds Peter Milligan (the author of X- Men, Justice League, Hellblazer, Red Lanterns, X-Statix and many more) in collaboration with a jaw dropping artist Juan José … Continue reading

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Jessie Burton – The Miniaturist | Review

The Miniaturist is a compelling story of a young girl named Petronella, or shorter Nella who finds herself married to the richest merchant in a 17th century Amsterdam. We follow her from the moment she comes through the door of … Continue reading

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Ruta Sepetys – Between Shades of Gray | Review

Between Shades of Gray is an inspiring story of a young Lithuanian girl by the name Lina Vilkas. It follows her journey since being taken by the NKVD forces in her home in Lithuania throughout Russia and her final destination … Continue reading

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Diana Gabaldon – Outlander | Review

Outlander is a story of a woman named Claire who by accident travels 200 years back in time. It describes her adventures in a time that isn’t her own and feelings she develops for her imprisoners, who in time become … Continue reading

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