Top 100 Literary Historical Fiction


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โ‘  Wolf Hall (Thomas Cromwell, #1) Hilary Mantel 77 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โ‘ก The Man Without Qualities Robert Musil 61 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โ‘ข The Book Thief Markus Zusak 61 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โ‘ฃ The Name of the Rose Umberto Eco 59 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โ‘ค Orlando Virginia Woolf 57 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โ‘ฅ A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens 52 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โ‘ฆ The Three Musketeers (The Dโ€™Artagnan Romances, #1) Alexandre Dumas 50 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โ‘ง War and Peace Leo Tolstoy 50 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โ‘จ Bring Up the Bodies (Thomas Cromwell, #2) Hilary Mantel 45 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โ‘ฉ Gone with the Wind Margaret Mitchell 45 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โ‘ช Atonement Ian McEwan 43 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โ‘ซ One Hundred Years of Solitude Gabriel Garcรญa Mรกrquez 41 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โ‘ฌ The Remains of the Day Kazuo Ishiguro 38 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โ‘ญ The Color Purple Alice Walker 39 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โ‘ฎ The English Patient Michael Ondaatje 36 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โ‘ฏ Possession A.S. Byatt 36 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โ‘ฐ Quo Vadis Henryk Sienkiewicz 36 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โ‘ฑ I, the Sun Janet E. Morris 31 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โ‘ฒ Beloved Toni Morrison 30 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โ‘ณ Fingersmith Sarah Waters 27 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


ยฒยน The Fish the Fighters and the Song-Girl Janet E. Morris 26 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


ยฒยฒ Cold Mountain Charles Frazier 26 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


ยฒยณ The Pillars of the Earth (Kingsbridge, #1) Ken Follett 25 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


ยฒโด Memoirs of Hadrian Marguerite Yourcenar 22 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


ยฒโต The Killer Angels (The Civil War Trilogy, #2) Michael Shaara 22 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


ยฒโถ Love in the Time of Cholera Gabriel Garcรญa Mรกrquez 21 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


ยฒโท Ivanhoe Walter Scott 22 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


ยฒโธ The Red Tent Anita Diamant 21 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


ยฒโน The Highlander (The Rise of the Aztecs, #1) Zoe Saadia 19 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


ยณโฐ A Place of Greater Safety Hilary Mantel 20 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


ยณยน All the Light We Cannot See Anthony Doerr 19 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


ยณยฒ Dissolution (Matthew Shardlake, #1) C.J. Sansom 20 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


ยณยณ The Historian Elizabeth Kostova 19 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


ยณโด Life After Life Kate Atkinson 18 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


ยณโต The Crimson Petal and the White Michel Faber 18 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


ยณโถ Restoration Rose Tremain 16 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


ยณโท Alias Grace Margaret Atwood 16 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


ยณโธ Sophieโ€™s Choice William Styron 16 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


ยณโน Doctors in Hell (Heroes in Hell #18) Janet E. Morris 14 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โดโฐ Two Rivers (The Peacemaker, #1) Zoe Saadia 14 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โดยน Half of a Yellow Sun Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 16 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โดยฒ The Ghost Road (Regeneration, #3) Pat Barker 15 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โดยณ The Prince and the Pauper Mark Twain 14 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โดโด Birdsong Sebastian Faulks 14 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โดโต Sarum: The Novel of England Edward Rutherfurd 13 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โดโถ Burr Gore Vidal 13 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โดโท The Glass Ocean Lori Baker 12 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โดโธ The Dovekeepers Alice Hoffman 13 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โดโน Bridge Over Hell (Heroes in Hell, #15) Michael A. Armstrong 12 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โตโฐ My Name is Red Orhan Pamuk 13 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โตยน The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet David Mitchell 13 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โตยฒ I, Claudius/Claudius the God (Claudius #1โ€“2) Robert Graves 13 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โตยณ The Agony and the Ecstasy: The Biographical Novel of Michelangelo Irving Stone 13 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โตโด Cyrano de Bergerac Edmond Rostand 12 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โตโต The Song of Achilles Madeline Miller 13 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โตโถ Queen Margot, or Marguerite de Valois (The Last Valois, #1) Alexandre Dumas 12 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โตโท March Geraldine Brooks 12 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โตโธ The Night Watch Sarah Waters 12 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โตโน Foucaultโ€™s Pendulum Umberto Eco 11 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โถโฐ The Foreigner (People of the Longhouse #2) Zoe Saadia 10 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โถยน The Hunchback of Notre-Dame Victor Hugo 11 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โถยฒ The Known World Edward P. Jones 10 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โถยณ Lavinia Ursula K. Le Guin 10 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โถโด The Invisible Bridge Julie Orringer 10 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โถโต The Sinner K. Trap Jones 9 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โถโถ Julian Gore Vidal 10 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โถโท I, Claudius (Claudius, #1) Robert Graves 10 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โถโธ Shลgun James Clavell 10 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โถโน The Penelopiad Margaret Atwood 10 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โทโฐ Skeletons at the Feast Chris Bohjalian 9 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โทยน The King Must Die (Theseus, #1) Mary Renault 9 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โทยฒ Q: A Great Novel, One that Tell Us About Ourselves and How We Came to be Here Luther Blissett 9 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โทยณ Here be Dragons (Welsh Princes, #1) Sharon Kay Penman 9 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โทโด Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West Cormac McCarthy 9 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โทโต English Passengers Matthew Kneale 9 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โทโถ Sea of Poppies (Ibis Trilogy, #1) Amitav Ghosh 8 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โทโท The Egyptian Mika Waltari 9 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โทโธ Lincoln Gore Vidal 8 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โทโน The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Mary Ann Shaffer 8 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โธโฐ Gilead (Gilead, #1) Marilynne Robinson 8 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โธยน Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Lisa See 8 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โธยฒ Creation Gore Vidal 8 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โธยณ Death Comes for the Archbishop Willa Cather 8 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โธโด Honesty in World War 2 Chris-Jean Clarke 7 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โธโต The Count of Monte Cristo Alexandre Dumas 8 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โธโถ As Meat Loves Salt Maria McCann 7 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โธโท Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy #1) Ken Follett 7 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โธโธ Absalom, Absalom! William Faulkner 7 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โธโน Pure Andrew Miller 8 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โนโฐ Calebโ€™s Crossing Geraldine Brooks 7 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โนยน The Mists of Avalon Marion Zimmer Bradley 7 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โนยฒ Girl with a Pearl Earring Tracy Chevalier 7 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โนยณ The Girl on the Mountain Carol Ervin 6 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โนโด The Book of Jubilees Eric M. Black 6 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โนโต Rogues in Hell (Heroes in Hell, #14) Janet E. Morris 6 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โนโถ Frenchmanโ€™s Creek Daphne du Maurier 7 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โนโท A Gentleman in Moscow Amor Towles 6 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โนโธ Birds Without Wings Louis de Berniรจres 7 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


โนโน Hild Nicola Griffith 7 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


ยนโฐโฐ Baudolino Umberto Eco 7 ๐“…๐‘’๐‘œ๐“…๐“๐‘’ ๐“‹๐‘œ๐“‰๐‘’๐’น


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