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Similar authors to Tracy Chevalier?

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ilovecolinfirth Wed 29-Oct-14 16:29:39

Any suggestions? I need something new to read. smile

elelfrance Thu 30-Oct-14 10:33:22

Have you read the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon ? like Tracey Chevalier in that they give a great sense the way people lived back in history, but there's a bit of a supernatural element (time travel)

ilovecolinfirth Sat 01-Nov-14 04:55:53

Ooooh, thanks for recommendation

highlandcoo Sat 01-Nov-14 10:47:23

I'm sure you would enjoy Eyam by Geraldine Brooks, a fictionalised version of the events which took place in the Derbyshire village during the Plague.

And The Mysteries of Glass by Sue Gee is a lovely read. The story of a young curate in 1860 and who he falls in love with, and the problems that causes.

traviata Fri 07-Nov-14 21:46:46

check out Sadie Jones, a friend put me on to her and I am lapping up her books - they are all concerned with quite different subjects, but they have that lightness of touch and convincing sense of historical time and place that TC does so well.

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