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Historical Novels

Alison Weir

The historian and author plunges us deep into the world of walled-up skeletons, Vikings, poisoning, intrigue, witchcraft and rebellion. This is the best of British historical fiction – novels that never compromise on painstaking research.

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The Last Days of Mankind

by Karl Kraus

“I was entirely riveted by Kraus’s central theme, which is that the First World War could to some extent be understood as a media-driven event”

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