Name Up to Three Historical Novels You Like a Lot

BAYLOR

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I Claudius by Robert Graves
Johny Got his Gun by Dalton Trumbo
Three Solders by Robert Dos Passos
The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo
All Quiet on the Water Front by Eric Marie Remarque
The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Craine
Rob Roy by Sir Walter Scott
War and Peace by Lord Tolstoy
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain
Moby Dick by Herman Melville
 
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Did you know there was a tv series based on Eagle of the Ninth? Some time since I watched it, but I remember it being very good (albeit done on a budget for tv). Think it's available on YouTube. Much better than some of the terrible movies that have been made on the subject.
It was the [BBC?] series that got me to read the book. I remember it being grim and dark and very exciting, at least to a child. Good to know they are still around.
I wonder if the Eagle got made because they had all the props leftover from I Claudius. ;)
 

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It was the [BBC?] series that got me to read the book. I remember it being grim and dark and very exciting, at least to a child. Good to know they are still around.
I wonder if the Eagle got made because they had all the props leftover from I Claudius. ;)

It was made shortly afterward, so it wouldn't surprise me. The props department at the Beeb were very clued up.
 

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