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The Oxford Book of Historical Stories free pdf Historical fiction is as popular today as it was at its birth in the 19th century. The imaginative recreation of a period beyond living memory has a power to evoke the past better than any history textbook. The stories in this collection travel in time from pre-history and the ancient Greeks to Regency bucks and Edwardian sufragettes, by way of medieval Europe, the English Civil War and the French Revolution. As well as the giants of the genre - Stanley Weyman, Rafael Sabatini, and Georgette Heyer among them - this anthology also includes tales by Elizabeth Gaskell, Thomas Hardy, Aldous Huxley, William Faulkner and Marjorie Bowen, and by writers from the golden age of the Victorian magazine.

About Michael Cox

About the Editors: Michael Cox is the editor of such books as The Oxford Book of English Ghost Stories and The Oxford Book of Victorian Detective Stories. Jack Adrian has compiled a number of anthologies, including The Fortunes of Casanova and Other Stories.

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Author : Michael Cox
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Data Published : 03 November 1994
ISBN : 0192142194
EAN : 9780192142191
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 458 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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