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Imagining the past

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Fact meets fiction to illuminate historical storylines.

Through the lens of fiction, readers are invited to experience the sights, smells and surrounds of times and places real and imagined. And when authors fill in the blanks, colouring significant real-life past occurrences with vibrant detail, they can breathe history into life once more. Here are some books where the incredible plotlines came pre-prepared by actual world events.