Some historical fiction is literature. It pulls you into another world, immerses you into the lives of people whose backgrounds and ideals are entirely different from your own. It immerses you into the lives of people whose backgrounds are entirely different from your own but whose values are oddly familiar. It usually offers dastardly villians, noble heroes, and fair but feisty maidens who act according to the pattern set out for them. It might be written by, say, Philippa Gregory.
"Pillars of Earth" a diverting mix of sex, violence
Pillars of Earth a diverting mix of sex, violence - Reuters
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Good: setting, general writing, story, characterization, tidiness and closure, first sex scene or even two. Bad: weariness with repetitive plot, simplified good vs. Although it did keep me engaged until the end, I found myself often skimming over a less than fully intriguing story. Characters mostly flat and one-dimensional. Excessive explicit sex.