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From Archive To Novel

This article addresses the relationship between fiction and the archive, between the historical novel and the historical sources that authors use to research, imagine, and write the scenes, characters, and setting making up the worlds of historical fiction. On the...

The Pre-History of Historical Fiction 

The Pre-History of Historical Fiction  In 1895, George Saintsbury, a journalist, literary critic and renowned wine expert, published a book called The Historical Novel, which was one of the earliest sustained investigations of the genre. For Saintsbury the historical...

What is Historical Fiction?

 “Fiction is the truth inside the lie” -Stephen King Historical fiction is a genre of imaginative narratives set in the past, whose authors make a deliberate effort to convey chronologically remote settings, cultures and personages with accuracy, plausibility, and...

Book Review: The Prophet

“Love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation” – Khalil Gibran Book: The Prophet Author: Khalil Gibran Genre:  spiritual Publisher: Qiugnog Format: Hardcover Page Count: 150 Ratings: 5/5 Blurb: The most famous work of spiritual fiction...

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