a novel within the genre of historical fiction.
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How to use historical novel in a sentence
By all appearances, Facebook had spurned his perfectly reputable historical novel simply because it was released by a right-wing publisher.Did Facebook ‘cancel Abe Lincoln’? The truth is complicated — and alarming. | Ron Charles | March 4, 2021 | Washington Post
It all started last fall when Republic published “Old Abe,” a historical novel by John Cribb about President Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War.Did Facebook ‘cancel Abe Lincoln’? The truth is complicated — and alarming. | Ron Charles | March 4, 2021 | Washington Post
But I think he felt very at home with the historical novel, very at home with biography, too.Murder, Sex, and the Writing Life: Norman Mailer’s Biography | Ronald K. Fried | November 19, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Unless Inferno is a historical novel, set circa 2000, then Googling oneself cannot be considered as a “new pastime.”Fact-Checking Dan Brown’s ‘Inferno’: 10 Mistakes, False Statements, and Oversimplifications | Noah Charney | May 20, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Going back a few wars, our leaders sent the mob after the Nazis, the subject of my new historical novel, The Devil Himself.
Question: How far a historical novel should be wholly episodic?The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25) | Robert Louis Stevenson
The Lay, a rhyming romance; Waverley an historical novel; what, it may be asked, is so very remarkable about their origins?Sir Walter Scott | William Paton Ker
Spektor has also begun a historical novel dealing on the life of the founder of the sects of the Khassidim.
It is a historical novel, but the chief interest, as always in Sudermann, is psychological.Essays on Modern Novelists | William Lyon Phelps
The book was a novel—a jumbo-size historical novel, of some seven or eight hundred pages.Uller Uprising | Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr