Use the Subject search in the Library Catalogue to find different kinds of Historical Fiction.

Historical Fiction

Characteristics of the Historical Fiction genre

  • Stories are set in a real time and place in the past
  • Often include a mixture of historical fact and fiction
  • Characters are usually fictional but may be based on real individuals

Try these search terms:

  • Knights Fiction
  • Explorers Fiction
  • Pioneer Fiction
  • Holocaust Fiction
  • World War 1914 Fiction
  • Canada History Fiction
  • Slavery Fiction
  • Egypt Fiction
  • War Fiction

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