Tagged: historical

Bernard Cornwell |

The bestselling historical novelist Bernard Cornwell turns his focus to non-fiction with an enthralling new account of the Battle of Waterloo Read more

Antonia Hodgson: Interview

Antonia Hodgson on how looking to history inspired her debut thriller. Read more

Adele Parks | 'It was a time of intense emotional conflict for women, and that’s what I’ve always written about'

The bestselling author Adele Parks has written her 14th novel, Spare Brides, a work of historical fiction set in the 1920s Read more

Kate Summerscale | "It threw up a lot of issues about the sexuality of women, and the admissibility of private thoughts and feelings."

Kate Summerscale, author of The Suspicions of Mr Whicher, talks to Caroline Sanderson about its eagerly awaited follow-up Mrs Robinson's Disgrace Read more

Robyn Young: Young blood

Robyn Young talks to Katie Allen about her latest historical blockbuster, Insurrection Read more

Philippa Gregory: Writing royalty

Philippa Gregory talks to Catherine Neilan about her latest historical novel, The Red Queen Read more

Helen Dunmore: Back in the U.S.S.R.

Helen Dunmore, author of the highly acclaimed The Seige, talks to Alice O'Keeffe about the follow-up, The Betrayal Read more

Conn Iggulden: Conkers and conquerors

Conn Iggulden talks about his latest historical novel featuring the Mongol leader Genghis Khan, Lords of the Bow... Read more

Stella Gemmell: Trojan effort

Stella Gemmell had been helping her novelist husband David on his novel Fall of Kings - and then he died unexpectedly...... Read more

Owen Sheers: Hard to resist

Poet turned author Owen Sheers talks to about Joel Rickett his alternative WWII history novel, Resistance Read more

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