50 Best Essential Historical Fiction Books / Novels

Posted on July 23, 2018 By newsroom Topic: Best Books

So much has happened on this planet before we arrived. So many people lived through so much before we arrived. The best historical fiction give us couch-side ride through the interesting events and lives of interesting people throughout history.

The Nightingale By Kristin Hannah
All The Light We Cannot See By Anthony Doerr
The Twentieth Wife By Indu Sundaresan
The Other Boleyn Girl By Philippa Gregory
Wolf Hall By Hilary Mantel
Bring Up The Bodies By Hilary Mantel
The Three Muskateers By Alexandre Dumas
Silence By Shusaku Endo
Waverley 'tis Sixty Years Since By Walter Scott
A Tale Of Two Cities By Charles Dickens
The Book Of Negroes By Lawrence Hill
The Thousand Autumns Of Jacob De Zoet By David Mitchell
War And Peace By Leo Tolstoy
Death Comes For The Archbishop By Willa Cather
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitchell
The Leopard By Giuseppe Di Lampedusa
The Far Pavilions By M. M. Kaye
Oscar And Lucinda By Peter Carey
Alias Grace By Margaret Atwood
Cloudsplitter By Russell Banks
The Last Crossing By Guy Vanderhaeghe
March By Geraldine Brooks
Measuring The World By Daniel Kehlmann
The March By E.L. Doctorow
The Long Song By Andrea Levy
The Painted Girls By Cathy Marie Buchanan
The Sisters Brothers By Patrick Dewitt
The Twelve Rooms Of The Nile By Enid Shomer
The Luminaries By Eleanor Catton
Caravans By James A. Michener
Troubles By J.G. Farrell
August 1914 By Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Three Day Road By Joseph Boyden
Midnight's Children By Salman Rushdie
The Thorn Birds By Colleen Mccullough
The Poisonwood Bible By Barbara Kingsolver
Memoirs Of A Geisha By Arthur Golden
The Night Watch By Sarah Waters
The Colony Of Unrequited Dreams By Wayne Johnston
The Historian By Elizabeth Kostova
Arthur & George By Julian Barnes
Shanghai Girls By Lisa See
Half-Blood Blues By Esi Edugyan
The Egyptian By Mika Waltari
The Pillars Of Earth By Ken Follett
Kristin Lavransdatter By Sigrid Undset
The Name Of The Rose By Umberto Eco
The Hunchback Of Notre-Dame By Victor Hugo
Romola By George Eliot

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