Most historically accurate historical fiction

Fiction that is rich in historical detail and very accurate historically
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message 1: by Danna (new)

Danna This list certainly needs more books


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads If there's something you want to add, it's pretty easy to add books to lists. At the top of the list, at the tab next to "all votes."


message 3: by Danna (new)

Danna I know, but I actually never thought about historical accuracy in the books that I've read - and to think my favorite genre is historical fiction!
I'll see what I can do to expand the list.


message 4: by Danna (new)

Danna I have added:
The Island by Victoria Hislop , Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See , Someone Knows My Name by Lawrence Hill . All are really good, by the way.


message 5: by Antonomasia (new)

Antonomasia Pillars of the Earth in most accurate historical fiction? Is this for real?


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads Opinion list; these things will happen.


message 7: by Michelle (last edited May 19, 2018 04:10AM) (new)

Michelle Any James Michener book should be on here - they're true historical fiction. I haven't read one I didn't like. My favorites (so far) that I have read - Chesapeake, The Source, Centennial. I personally didn't appreciate Hawaii as much as the others. So get crackin' - you'll be happy you read them. I've heard South Pacific is also one of his best, but I haven't read it. There's so many to choose from, you're sure to find one to start with that interests you.


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads You could add them (if they're not already present) - it's easy to add books to lists. At the top of the list, at the tab next to "all votes."


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