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    The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain

This is the story of two young boys, one a prince and the other a pauper, who look identical. They meet and on a whim trade places. Unfortunately each ends up trapped in the other's world.

Year: 1881
Genre: HistoricalMiddle Ages

    The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco

The year is 1327. Benedictines in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate. When his delicate mission is suddenly overshadowed by seven bizarre deaths, Brother William turns detective.

Year: 1983
Genre: Historical DetectiveMiddle Ages

    The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett

In 12th-century England, the building of a mighty Gothic cathedral signals the dawn of a new age. This majestic creation will bond clergy and kings, knights and peasants together in a story of toil, faith, ambition and rivalry. A sweeping tale of the turbulent middle ages, "The Pillars of the Earth" is a masterpiece from one of the world's most popular authors.

Year: 1989
Genre: HistoricalMiddle Ages

    Timeline by Michael Crichton

Halfway around the world, archaeologists make a shocking discovery at a medieval site. Suddenly they are swept off to the headquarters of a secretive multinational corporation that has developed an astounding technology. Now this group is about to get a chance not to study the past but to enter it. And with history opened up to the present, the dead awakened to the living, these men and women will soon find themselves fighting for their very survival--six hundred years ago.

Year: 1999
Genre: Action & Adventure SFMiddle AgesTime Travel

    World Without End by Ken Follett

Two centuries after the townspeople finished building the exquisite Gothic cathedral that was at the heart of The Pillars of the Earth. The cathedral and the priory are again at the center of a web of love and hate, greed and pride, ambition and revenge, but this sequel stands on its own. This time the men and women of an extraordinary cast of characters find themselves at a crossroads of new ideas--about medicine, commerce, architecture, and justice.

Year: 2007
Genre: HistoricalMiddle Ages

 

 

Titles

Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1881The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain Historical, Middle Ages
1983The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco Historical Detective, Middle Ages
1989The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett Historical, Middle Ages, Kingsbridge
1999Timeline by Michael Crichton Action & Adventure SF, Time Travel, Middle Ages
2007World Without End by Ken Follett Historical, Middle Ages, Kingsbridge
2017A Column of Fire by Ken Follett Historical, Middle Ages, Kingsbridge
2020The Evening and the Morning by Ken Follett Middle Ages, Kingsbridge
2021Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr Middle Ages

 

 

 


 

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