Historical fiction refers to any work of fiction that is set in the past. The precise definition of the term is ambiguous. According to the Historical Novel Society, historical fiction must be written at least 50 years a... More »

Some characteristics of literary science fiction include a future or alternative historical setting and a level of scientific, technological or social plausibility. Other common features include characters such as aliens... More »

Some examples of historical fiction include Thomas Pynchon’s “Mason & Dixon” and Hilary Mantel’s “Wolf Hall.” Historical fiction is a literary genre in which the story is set in the past. More »

Gothic fiction and literature developed as a genre in the middle of the 18th century. Most historians consider the first example of Gothic fiction to be Horace Walpole's novel "The Castle of Otranto," which was published... More »

Some examples of historical fiction include Thomas Pynchon’s “Mason & Dixon” and Hilary Mantel’s “Wolf Hall.” Historical fiction is a literary genre in which the story is set in the past. More »

Retailer Amazon.com has an Amazon Author Rank page that lists the most popular and best-selling authors in various genres of fiction and nonfiction. The Amazon Author Rank is updated hourly. Additionally, The New York Ti... More »

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Best selling fiction can be purchased online or at most stores that carry books. Many websites have a separate page featuring best sellers while stores often devote a shelf or section of shelves to books that make the NY... More »

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