This is an essay I wrote for an English class about the role of the character Jim Casy in the novel The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck. It focuses on how Jim Casy is a symbolic figure in the novel of Jesus Christ.
Come aboard for a review of Michael Crichton's historical fiction novel, Pirate Latitudes.
A new Michener novel was an event that shook the book world with its impeccable research, its incredibly creative narrative, and its linkages to generations of people you could visit and talk with.
Just what is a historical fiction novel? Here are the characteristics that make for a great historical fiction book.
Historical fiction combined with action and adventure - what could be better! Here are a few of the best historical fiction adventure books.
An essential work of historical fiction, Michener paints the portrait of eight centuries of epic Polish history through the struggles of three families. Inspiring and powerful - a necessary read.
With gorgeous Scottish landscape descriptions, this is a story about forbidden love, poignant art, and the connection between all those who live and work on the island with the mansion between tides.
Testimony Of An Irish Slave Girl by Kate McCafferty is a novel about a girl stolen from her home in Ireland and sent as a slave to the Caribbean in the 1700s. An interesting historical fiction.
Some children love history, and want to find out everything they can about a period. Here are some great age-appropriate books for kids interested in the Revolutionary War.
A historical short story. The story of a boy's journey into manhood. Most of the illustrations have been drawn and painted and photographed by the author.