"Colonial Era Fiction" Topic
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| Jlundberg ||02 Aug 2017 2:09 p.m. PST|
I have a hankering for reading some lightweight colonial era fiction. I have read a lot of Flashman. I have read a couple of the Simon Fonthill and am left wanting something else. Wilcox spends too much time shoving modern sensibilities into his characters – and the characters are pretty cardboard.
What other suggestions do folks have.
|Andrew Preziosi ||02 Aug 2017 4:33 p.m. PST|
The Dando Trilogy is SUPERB…by William Clive, along with a few other books.
V.A. Stuart's not bad either, followed by the James Ogilvie NWF (and some Boer, extraneous) series
|Ed Mohrmann ||02 Aug 2017 8:13 p.m. PST|
Agree about the Dando trilogy.
Don't know anything about the others
|boy wundyr x ||03 Aug 2017 4:23 a.m. PST|
Donald Featherstone wrote a few novels, I have a few but haven't read them yet. They're available still from the History of Wargaming: wargaming.co/novels/home.htm
Have VA Stuart too, they look pretty good.