Librarian Recommended - Historical Fiction


As part of Buckinghamshire History Festival we have put together a list of historical fiction books all chosen by members of our libraries team.

Book cover - Emperor The Gates of Rome by Conn Iggulden Book cover - Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel Book cover - All the light we cannot see by Anthony Doerr Book cover - The boy in the striped pyjamas by John Boyne Book cover - After the party by Cressida Connoley Book cover - Poldark by Winston Graham Book cover - The doll factory by Elizabeth Macneal Book cover - the tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris Book cover - The foundling by Stacey Halls Book cover - The book thief by Markus Zusak

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What is your all-time favourite historical read, fact or fiction? Let us know by leaving a book review at Search for a title and select Add a review.


Join in with the festival, as Buckinghamshire Archives connect you with local stories and hidden histories from further afield, through video talks, podcasts, blogs, and interactive events for families from Saturday 12 September.  In the meantime, you can follow Buckinghamshire History Festival on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

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