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Historical novels are listed by the country in which the majority of the novel takes place.

Contents

Afghanistan

Argentina

Australia

Belgium

Brazil

Canada

  • Let Loose the Dogs by Maureen Jennings (19th century Toronto)
  • Journey by James A. Michener
  • Vancouver by David Cruise and Alison Griffiths (Vancouver area)
  • The Long Traverse by John Buchan
  • Three to a Loaf by Michael Goodspeed (The Great War)
  • The Last Crossing by Guy Vanderhaeghe (19th century western Canada)

Caribbean (multiple countries)

  • Unburnable by Marie-Elena John (the African origins of Caribbean culture and the original inhabitants of the Caribbean, the Kalinago (Carib Indians).
  • Caribbean by James A. Michener
  • Walls of Phantoms by Courtney M Thomas (St Vincent and the Grenadines (Africans, Carib Indians), Trinidad & Tobago (Africans, East Indians.)

China

Colombia

Czech Republic

  • The Memoirs of a Prague Executioner by Josef Svátek (Religious conflicts between Catholics and Protestants in the 17th century Prague, Bohemia; medieval justice)

Denmark

  • The Lost Ones by Norah Lofts (Queen Caroline Matilda, 18th century)

Dominica

Dominican Republic

Egypt

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

Greenland

Hungary

India

Ireland

Israel

Italy

Japan

Korea

  • Eternal Empire and Scent of the Plain by Ihn Wha Lee

Mexico

Netherlands

New Zealand

Norway

Pakistan

  • Khaak aur Khoon by Naseem Hijazi
  • Shaheen by Naseem Hijazi
  • Akhri Chatan by Naseem Hijazi (about Sultan Jalal Al-Din and Genghis Khan)
  • Yousuf bin Tashfin by Naseem Hijazi
  • Aakhari Marka by Naseem Hijazi
  • Andheri Raat Ke Musafir by Naseem Hijazi
  • Aur Talwar Toot Gai by Naseem Hijazi
  • Daastaan-e-Mujahid by Naseem Hijazi
  • Gumshuda Qaafley by Naseem Hijazi
  • Muazzam Ali by Naseem Hijazi
  • Muhammad Bin Qasim by Naseem Hijazi (about Muhammad bin Qasim)
  • Qafla-e-Hijaz by Naseem Hijazi
  • Qaisar-o-Kisra by Naseem Hijazi
  • Revenge of Cain (The Hidden Face of Bible) by A.Z Malik
  • Aurat ka Muqadma (Islam ki Adaalat main) by A.Z Malik
  • Punjab ke Jaaton ki Tareekh by A.Z Malik
  • Punjab ke Mughal Qabael (Tareekh ke Ainay main) by A.Z Malik
  • Bhatti aur Butt by A.Z Malik
  • Rajput (Tareekh ke Ainay main) by A.Z Malik]
  • Gakhar aur Khokhar by A.Z Malik
  • Awanon ki Tareekh by A.Z Malik
  • Gujjar Qaum ki Tareekh by A.Z Malik
  • Pakistan ki Siyah Faam Aqwam by A.Z Malik
  • Niazi Qabeelay ki Daastan by A.Z Malik
  • Baloch Qabael by A.Z Malik
  • Afghan aur Kashmiri by A.Z Malik
  • Araain Qabeelay ki Tareekh by A.Z Malik
  • Qureshi aur Sayyed by A.Z Malik
  • Chah-e-Babal by Qamar Ajnalvi
  • Sultan by Qamar Ajnalvi
  • Mere Kahani by Ali Saeed
  • Shahab Nama by Qudratullah Shahab

Palestine

Philippines

Portugal

Pre-Columbian civilisations

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Aztec Empire

  • Aztec by Gary Jennings (before Spanish invasion)
  • Aztec Autumn by Gary Jennings (one generation after Spanish invasion)
  • Aztec Blood by Gary Jennings (the indigenous holocaust)
  • Aztec Rage by Gary Jennings, Robert Gleason, and Junius Podrug
  • The Luck of Huemac by Daniel Peters
  • Tlaloc Weeps For Mexico by László Passuth (translated from Hungarian)
  • Dobyvatel (The Conqueror) by Ivan Olbracht (Cortez´s campaign)

Inca Empire

  • Inca Series: The Sun Princess, The Gold of Cuzco and The Light of Machu Picchu by Antoine B. Daniel
  • The Incas by Daniel Peters

Mayan Empire

  • Tikal by Daniel Peters

Poland

Panama

  • Con Ardientes Fulgores de Gloria by Jorge Thomas
  • Desertores by Ramon H. Jurado

Roman Republic & Empire

Russia

South Africa

Spain

+ Iberia by James A Michener (20th century)

Sweden

Switzerland

Tibet

  • Blue Poppies by Jonathan Falla (during Chinese invasion)

Ukraine

  • Wounder, Roksolana by Pawlo Zagrebelny(Ukraine, IXth century; Ukraine-Osman empire)
  • Black council by Panteleimon Kulish
  • The crush by Mychailo Starytskiy
  • The funeral of Gods by I. Bilyk

United Kingdom

Earliest history

Roman Britain

Medieval

Early Modern

Hanoverian

Victorian

Twentieth Century

Multiple time frames

United States (including areas that become part of the US)

Colonial

Nineteenth Century

Twentieth Century

  • 1919 - Misfortune's End by Paula Phelan
  • Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson (American soldiers in World War II)
  • Death of a Circus by Chandra Prasad (New England, Traveling Circus, roustabouts, fire eater, wirewalker, intrigue and poverty of 1930s)
  • Devil in the White City by Erik Larson (1893 Chicago Columbian World's Fair and HH Holmes serial killer)
  • Drop City (novel) (60s counterculture: hippie commune moves from California to Alaska)
  • Fanny and Sue by Karen Stolz (St. Louis during the Great Depression)
  • The Final Confession of Mabel Stark by Robert Hough (female animal trainer in Barnum & Bailey circus during 1930s)
  • A Greater Glory by James Scott Bell (early 1900s in Los Angeles)
  • Lucy by Ellen Feldman (1930s and 1940s)
  • Lanny Budd series by Upton Sinclair (1913-1949)
  • The Moments Lost by Bruce Olds (1900-15 Chicago/Unionism/Michigan Upper Peninsula Copper Mine Strike of 1913)
  • Nevada by Clint McCullough (1920s to 1980s)
  • A Place Called Rainwater by Dorothy Garlock (Oklahoma in the late 1920s)
  • The Road to Wellville by T. C. Boyle (the story of Dr. John Harvey Kellogg, the inventor of the cornflake, and his Battle Creek Sanitarium. It is set in 1907)
  • Shadow Boxer by Eddie Muller (San Francisco late 1940s)
  • Sweet Sunday by John Lawton (1960s New York)
  • Two Trains Running by Andrew Vachss (Politics and organized crime in the Midwest influence the 1960 presidential election)
  • When the Emperor Was Divine by Julie Otsuka (Japanese-Americans during World War II)
  • The Saint of Lost Things by Christopher Castellani (Immigrants in 1950s Wilmington, DE)
  • Volkswagen Blues by Jacques Poulin (1984) (Canadians on road trip across America in the tracks of French exploration]]
  • Walls of Phantoms by Courtney Thomas (Boston, 1989)
  • Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow (Centers on three families: Immigrant, African-American, and Anglo-Saxon at the turn of the century)

Vietnam

Yemen

  • The Hostage by Zaid M. Dammaj
  • The Tragedy of Waq Al-Waq by Muhammad M. Al-Zubairi

See also


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