Historical Novels

A Listmania! list by Ventura Angelo (Brescia, Lombardia Italy)
 
The Clan of the Cave Bear: Earth's Children, Book One
1.  The Clan of the Cave Bear: Earth's Children, Book One by Jean M. Auel
The list author says:
  "A bit of pre-history."
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The Mask of Apollo: A Novel
2.  The Mask of Apollo: A Novel by Mary Renault
The list author says:
  "Mary Renault works are great!"
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Troy: Lord of the Silver Bow (The Troy Trilogy Book 1)
3.  Troy: Lord of the Silver Bow (The Troy Trilogy Book 1) by David Gemmell
The list author says:
  "The Trojan war revisited"
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Creation: A Novel
4.  Creation: A Novel by Gore Vidal
The list author says:
  "Possibly the best historical novel written in  the Twentieth century"
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Salammbo (Penguin Classics)
5.  Salammbo (Penguin Classics) by Gustave Flaubert
The list author says:
  "I simply love this novel. It's magical!"
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The Persian Boy
6.  The Persian Boy by Mary Renault
The list author says:
  "Alexander the Great seen by his lover"
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Catilina's Riddle: A Novel of Ancient Rome (Novels of Ancient Rome)
7.  Catilina's Riddle: A Novel of Ancient Rome (Novels of Ancient Rome) by Steven Saylor
The list author says:
  "A mystery historical novel on a controversial character of ancient rome"
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The Memoirs of Cleopatra: A Novel
8.  The Memoirs of Cleopatra: A Novel by Margaret George
The list author says:
  "One of the best novels about her"
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I, Claudius From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius Born 10 B.C. Murdered and Deified A.D. 54 (Vintage International)
9.  I, Claudius From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius Born 10 B.C. Murdered and Deified A.D. 54 (Vintage International) by Robert Graves
The list author says:
  "Robert Graves' best historical novel"
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Memoirs of Hadrian
10.  Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar
The list author says:
  "My favourite emperor"
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Il sole invincibile. Eliogabalo, il regno della libertà
11.  Il sole invincibile. Eliogabalo, il regno della libertà by Claudia Salvatori
The list author says:
  "Ok, I've a fondness for Roman Emperors. Here's the most outrageous of them all, Heliogabalus!"
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The Water Thief
12.  The Water Thief by Ben Pastor
The list author says:
  "An agent of Diocletianus exploring Hadrian's lover's Antinoos fate"
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Julian: A Novel
13.  Julian: A Novel by Gore Vidal
The list author says:
  "He fought against his time...and lost. Splendid novel!"
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The Mists of Avalon
14.  The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley
The list author says:
  "History and magic"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,199 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

A Flame in Byzantium
15.  A Flame in Byzantium by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
The list author says:
  "A vampire historical novel in the times of Justinian and Belisarius"
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Conspiracies of Rome (Aelric)
16.  Conspiracies of Rome (Aelric) by Richard Blake
The list author says:
  "Richard Blake's Dark ages' novels are exquisite!"
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Baudolino
17.  Baudolino by Umberto Eco
The list author says:
  "Great historical novel by Umbero Eco"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (134 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Name of the Rose: including the Author's Postscript
18.  The Name of the Rose: including the Author's Postscript by Umberto Eco
The list author says:
  "Another great work"
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Memoirs of a Gnostic Dwarf: Contemporary English Language (Contemporary English Language Fiction)
19.  Memoirs of a Gnostic Dwarf: Contemporary English Language (Contemporary English Language Fiction) by David Madsen
The list author says:
  "A grotesque, satyrical renaissance novel"
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The Tale of Genji: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
20.  The Tale of Genji: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) by Royall Tyler
The list author says:
  "The other history"
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The Betrothed: I Promessi Sposi (Penguin Classics)
21.  The Betrothed: I Promessi Sposi (Penguin Classics) by Alessandro Manzoni
The list author says:
  "A great historical novel"
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Brethren (Raised by Wolves)
22.  Brethren (Raised by Wolves) by W. A. Hoffman
The list author says:
  "Great historical novel on Buccaneers and the  life in Jamaica in 1666-7!"
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Fortunes of War
23.  Fortunes of War by Mel Keegan
The list author says:
  "An Elizapethian gay pirate story"
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Long John Silver: The True and Eventful History of My Life of Liberty and Adventure as a Gentleman of Fortune & Enemy to Mankind
24.  Long John Silver: The True and Eventful History of My Life of Liberty and Adventure as a Gentleman of Fortune & Enemy to Mankind by Björn Larsson
The list author says:
  "Pirate history"
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War and Peace (Penguin Classics)
25.  War and Peace (Penguin Classics) by Leo Tolstoy
The list author says:
  "Tolstoj's masterpiece is the greatest historical novel,in my opinion"
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The Leopard: A Novel
26.  The Leopard: A Novel by Archibald Colquhoun
The list author says:
  "Sensual and melancholic, sometimes witty"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (172 customer reviews)

Sarum: The Novel of England
27.  Sarum: The Novel of England by Edward Rutherfurd
The list author says:
  "A magnificent historical trip from Stonehenge to modern times through the story of a city. Exquisite!"
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Cryptonomicon
28.  Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
The list author says:
  "The historical novel of the Twenthieth Century"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,375 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions