In this bit of flash fiction, a young man in the Hitler Youth of Nazi Germany is forced to make an impossible decision, hinting at both the great human ugliness of the holocaust, and mankind's unconquerable nobility.
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.
You are caught up in a kingdom in flux, the year is 1066. With your kinsman King Harold slain in battle, the Norman duke William is crowned, his henchmen given 'carte blanche' in the kingdom. Read on.
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.
Just what is a historical fiction novel? Here are the characteristics that make for a great historical fiction book.
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.
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.
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.
The Handmaid’s Tale, written by Margaret Atwood, is a thought provoking book with great philosophical importance. What is meant by this is that the novel can easily be associated with philosophy. To understand the philosophical meaning, there must...
This is one of my all time favourite historical novels. At over 1000 pages, it must be as I've read it twice. It's a story of life in 19th century small town America.