Top Ten Historical Novels

by Charlotte Reads Classics

Historical fiction has been catching my attention recently (obviously not including my Harry Potter mania), so here is a good list I found on The Guardian website:

Andrew Miller’s Top Ten Historical Novels

  • Eagle of the Ninth Rosemary Sutcliffe
  • I, Claudius Robert Graves
  • Kepler John Banville
  • The Baron in the Trees Italo Calvino
  • The Blue Flower Penelope Fitzgerald
  • The Leopard Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
  • Memoirs of Hadrian Marguerite Yourcenar
  • Rites of Passage William Golding
  • A Place of Greater Safety Hilary Mantel
  • The Siege of Krishnapur JG Farrell