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...

Read In A Day

“No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness” -Aristotle To me and millions, books have been an escape from the cruelty of this world. Reading is a phenomenal activity, as described earlier one cannot be forced or imitate reading. So to those who...

Books VS Movies

“Books and Movies are like Apples and Oranges. They are both fruits but tastes completely different” -Stephen King It’s always said that one should not dare convincing a book lover that the movie adaptations are good. But is this theory right or just overrated? What...

Travel Blog- NDWBF

“The road goes ever on and on” -J.R.R. Tolkien Book fairs have always been a fascination for me since I’m aware of my consciousness, I bought my first book in Dehradun when I was in class 3rd , I still remember the color of the cover and some of its stories. Touring...

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