Why I read Historical Fiction
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Why I read Historical Fiction

   My teenage years consisted of a steady diet of War and Peace by Tolstoy (school requirement), A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens(school requirement), Hunchback of Notre-Dame by Victor Hugo (for pleasure), The Three Musketeers (for extra pleasure) and The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough (for the most pleasure of all).  I didn’t call these books historical fiction though.  I…