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Book recommendations for less common time periods

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EAminy
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Book recommendations for less common time periods

Postby EAminy » Sun December 3rd, 2017, 3:16 pm

Hi!
I'm an avid historical fiction reader but I always have a hard time finding books about periods I've not already read abouth in a thousand different books and was wondering if some recommendations could be made for books that don't fall into any of the following categories.

Greco-Roman-Barbaric antiquity
Vikings
English-French middle ages (unless it's really f*cking good)
Mongols
Napoleonics
Victorian era Britain (unless it's really good)
World war 1 (unless it's really good)
World war 2 (unless it's in an unusual theater of war)
Cold war antics from a US/Soviet perspective
In general anything about the US (I don't care how good it is, I'm not interested)
In general anything about China (unless it's really good)

I am quite partial to European history but I am open to basically anything as long as it's pre-2000s.

Thanks you very much for any help!

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Susan
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Location: New Jersey, USA

Re: Book recommendations for less common time periods

Postby Susan » Sun December 3rd, 2017, 9:59 pm

Here's a resource you may find useful: http://www.historicalnovels.info/ - Over 5000 Historical Novels Listed by Time and Place Including more than 700 Reviews
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