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Historical Fiction

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An Indiscreet Princess : A Novel of Queen Victoria's Defiant Daughter

Before Princess Margaret, before Duchess Meghan, there was Princess Louise: royal rebel. As the fourth daughter of the perpetually in-mourning Queen Victoria, Princess Louise's life is more a gilded prison than a fairy tale.
R 297,50 R 350,00

Across the Kala Pani

Four indentured women cross the black water to the Colony of Natal
R 290,00

An Ocean Apart

Sarah Lee's debut historical novel, An Ocean Apart, is set in the 1950s and follows the lives of three young women from the Caribbean as they come to England in search of a new life, training to be nurses.
R 220,00

All The Broken Places : The Sequel to The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas

When is a monster's child culpable? Guilt and complicity are multifaceted. John Boyne is a maestro of historical fiction. You can't prepare yourself for the magnitude and emotional impact of this powerful novel' John Irving 'Exceptional, layered and compelling...This books moves like a freight train, with force and consequence for the reader' Amy Bloom From the author of the globally bestselling, multi-million-copy classic, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, comes its astonishing and powerful se
R 330,00

An Ocean Apart

Sarah Lee's debut historical novel, An Ocean Apart, is set in the 1950s and follows the lives of three young women from the Caribbean as they come to England in search of a new life, training to be nurses.
R 424,15

A Corruption of Blood

Family secrets, sinister murders, a divided Edinburgh - the next thrilling medical mystery in the historical crime series featuring duo Will Raven and Sarah Fisher
R 255,00

An Empty Throne : 'Hugely enjoyable' Conn Iggulden

The third instalment in a huge, bloody and brutal new series from Robert Fabbri, set after the death of Alexander the Great. Who will win the fight to control the largest empire the world has ever seen? Let the battles begin...
R 255,00

A Catalogue of Catastrophe : Chronicles of St Mary's 13

The thirteenth book in the bestselling Chronicles of St Mary's series which follows a group of tea-soaked disaster magnets as they hurtle their way around History.
R 204,00 R 240,00


n Storie oor twee dapper tieners, Johannes en Dina, tydens die dodelike griepepidemie van 1918. As die enigste oorlewendes uit hul gesinne op twee buurplase in die Sandveld kruis hul paaie met oom Andries, 'n dorpenaar wat ook sy hele gesin verloor het.
R 189,00

A Glove Shop in Vienna and Other Stories

A delicious collection of romantic, atmospheric and witty stories.
R 250,00


LONGLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL FICTION 2021 LONGLISTED FOR THE WALTER SCOTT PRIZE 2021 'Riveting and heartbreaking ... A compelling novel, one that gathers close all those who were meant to be forgotten, and refuses their erasure' Maaza Mengiste, Guardian 'A brilliant and important book for our times, by a wondrous writer' Philippe Sands, New Statesman, Books of the Year While he was still a little boy, Ilyas was stolen from his parents by the German colonial troops. After yea
R 216,75 R 255,00

An Extraordinary Lord

Soldier turned solicitor Lord Merritt Rivers has dedicated his life to upholding the law. He patrols the streets faithfully, hoping to stop criminals before they can commit their crimes. If he'd been so diligent before, he might have been able to save his fiancee... When he meets thief-taker Veronica Chase, he's enchanted - she's smart, challenging, and attractive. But she's also hiding a secret past, one that's not as noble as she's led Merritt to believe. And when he discovers the truth, it
R 175,00

A Room Made of Leaves

This beautifully wrought novel, from the author of The Secret River, tells a story of passion and resilience, giving voice to a woman silenced by history; shortlisted for the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction
R 255,00

An Orphan's Dream

The compelling new book from the author of The Girl in the Ragged Shawl and The Orphans of Halfpenny Street
R 178,50 R 210,00

A Glove Shop in Vienna and Other Stories

A winter edition of the award-winning Eva Ibbotson's historical short story collection, A Glove Shop in Vienna.
R 220,00

A Thousand Ships

A feminist retelling of the Trojan War - giving voices to the women the myths forgot . . .
R 220,00

A Duke Too Far

Secrets to reveal, legends to unravel, and a love to fight for... Peter Rathbone, Duke of Compton, is mourning the loss of his sister, but the work of keeping his deteriorating estate afloat is never done. When Miss Ada Grandison, a close friend of Delia's, arrives with a mysterious letter that she claims holds the secret to saving the family home, Peter is skeptical to say the least... Ada is desperate to do whatever she can to help the Rathbone family. The note Delia left behind leads Ada
R 155,00

All We Left Behind

For fans of The Tattooist of Auschwitz 'Heart-wrenching. Emotional. A powerful story of wartime love and devotion' Glynis Peters, author of The Secret Orphan A powerful and incredibly moving historical novel inspired by an untold story of the Second World War.
R 221,00 R 260,00

A Brightness Long Ago

Guy Gavriel Kay, bestselling author of the groundbreaking novels Under Heaven, River of Stars and Children of Earth and Sky returns with yet another breathtaking epic.
R 204,00 R 240,00

A Sin of Omission

It is hard to be an exile ... But it is harder to return. Through the hills and dales of the Eastern Cape, Stephen (Malusi) Mzamane, a young Anglican priest, must journey to his mother’s rural home to inform her of his elder brother’s death.
R 340,00


Die storie van Amraal en sy mense begin by die Hantam, strek deur Namakwaland, Pella en die suide van Namibie tot in Gobabis. 'n Oorrompelende historiese roman wat 'n verswee geskiedenis oopskryf, ook die geskiedenis van Afrikaans.
R 335,00

An Officer and a Spy : The gripping Richard and Judy Book Club favourite

Paris, 1895: an army officer, Georges Picquart, watches a convicted spy, Alfred Dreyfus, being publicly humiliated in front of a baying crowd. Dreyfus is exiled for life to Devil's Island; Picquart is promoted to run the intelligence unit that tracked him down.
R 240,00

An Echo in the Bone : Outlander Novel 7

The triumphant seventh novel in the bestselling phenomenon that is the Outlander series.
R 233,75 R 275,00

Afstande: Teacher's guide

Dan Sleigh se jongste werk is 'n historiese roman. Waar Eilande gesitueer is aan die begin van die Westerse teenwoordigheid aan die Kaap, is Afstande baie nader aan die grondslae van die Westerse beskawing self.
R 410,00