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An epic reading list for fans of historical fiction novels. Author simon turney shares his advice on writing historical fiction - here, he discusses the use of language and idiom in historical fiction books for more. Historical fiction presents a story set in the past, often during a significant time period in historical fiction, the time period is an important part of the setting and.
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