Lynda G. Adamson's World Historical Fiction: An Annotated Guide to Novels for PDF

By Lynda G. Adamson

ISBN-10: 058513037X

ISBN-13: 9780585130378

ISBN-10: 1573560669

ISBN-13: 9781573560665

This ebook and its supplement (American old Fiction) fill a spot within the bibliographic reference shelf via making a choice on ancient novels for either grownup and younger grownup readers. international historic Fiction includes over 6,000 novels set outdoors the united states. the most recent titles, in addition to previous favorites, are lined and books which are applicable for teens are indicated. each one quantity is listed by way of writer, name, style, topic, and geographic environment for ease of reference.

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82. Scipio. Washington, DC: Regnery, 1998. 304 pp. Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus wins victories over Hannibal and his hordes in the sequel to Hannibal, but because Scipio's enemy, Cato, accuses him of taking treasures and bribes in Rome, he must face trial. Genre(s): War Story; Biographical Fiction. M Mackey, Mary 83. The Year the Horses Came. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1993. 377 pp. Marrah rescues Stavan in 4372 BC, and her culture's beliefs, including women choosing husbands based on their care of children, shocks him.

Theodora Vasils. Athens: Ohio University Press, 1982. 222 pp. Young Stephen, son of a Royal Court physician, adores Alexander the Great and describes his accomplishments. Genre(s): Biographical Fiction. M Maturin, Ann 134. The Copper Clew. Philadelphia: Dorrance, 1973. 118 pp. In Crete, Theseus challenges and defeats the Minotaur using Ariadne's advice. Genre(s): Fantastic Literature. Mitchison, Naomi 135. Cloud Cuckoo Land. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1967. 255 pp. An inhabitant of an island almost crushed during the Peloponnesian War escapes with his family to Athens and then to Sparta, but he hates the attitudes of the Spartans and moves again.

Creation. New York: Random House, 1981. 510 pp. In 445 BC, 75-year-old Cyrus Spitama of Periclean Athens dictates memoirs of his exciting experiences to his young nephew, Democritus. W Walton, Evangeline *164. The Sword Is Forged. New York: Timescape, 1983. 347 pp. Theseus voyages with Hercules and abducts Antiope, Queen of the Amazons, who bears him his son Hippolytos. Genre(s): Fantastic Literature. Wolf, Christa 165. Medea. New York: Doubleday, 1998. 192 pp. Medea, trained in the healing arts, helps citizens of Corinth, but when she speaks against injustice, they revile her.

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