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How the Historical Novel Has Changed!

Should one read Hervey Allen or Anne Rice? Why should the question be asked at all? Why might a discriminating reader today even think of picking up either Hervey Allen’s massive best-seller of 1933, Anthony Adverse, or The Feast of All Saints (1979) by Anne Rice, a hugely popular contemporary author?
Catharine Savage Brosman

Catharine Savage Brosman

Catherine Savage Brosman is poetry editor for Chronicles.

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