Ancient & Medieval Historical Fiction

The focus of this group is historical fiction set in ancient, middle, or early modern ages (now including modern history), in any geographical location. Preference is given to escapist themes of epic proportions: engaging politics, sprawling battles, drugs (errr ... mead) and debauchery. If works by such authors as Robin Young, Conn Iggulden, Bernard Cornwell, or Steven Pressfield resonate with you, this group is designed for you.
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Fire from Heaven
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December 1, 2014
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December 31, 2014
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DECEMBER 2014 ANCIENT Group Read. All welcome to join in. Discussion here: https://www.goodreads.com/topi…more
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The King's Hounds
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December 1, 2014
Finish date
December 31, 2014
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DECEMBER 2014 MEDIEVAL Group Read. All welcome to join in. Discussion here: https://www.goodreads.com/top…more
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EVERLASTING A&M QUESTIONNAIRE - Question One

How many books do you read in a year?

(tell the truth now..)

10-30
 
  178 votes, 32.4%

30-50
 
  141 votes, 25.7%

50-80
 
  101 votes, 18.4%

100-150
 
  37 votes, 6.7%

<10
 
  32 votes, 5.8%

80-100
 
  28 votes, 5.1%

200>
 
  17 votes, 3.1%

150-200
 
  15 votes, 2.7%

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