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Historical fiction II : a guide to the genre

Author: Sarah L Johnson
Publisher: Westport, Conn : Libraries Unlimited, 2009.
Series: Genreflecting advisory series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A complete guide to one of today's hottest genres, organizing more than 2700 titles according to popular reading preferences.

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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah L Johnson
ISBN: 1591586240 9781591586241
OCLC Number: 636183687
Description: 738 p.
Contents: The appeal of the past --
Traditional historical novels --
Multi-period epics --
Romancing the past --
Sagas --
Western historical novels --
Historical mysteries --
Adventures in history --
Historical thrillers --
Literary historical novels --
Christian historical novels --
Time-slip novels --
Alternate history --
Historical fantasy --
Resources for librarians and readers.
Series Title: Genreflecting advisory series
Other Titles: Historical fiction two
Historical fiction 2
Responsibility: Sarah L. Johnson.

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