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London Historical Fiction

Few would argue with the choice of Charles Dickens as the finest London novelist in history. But there's much more to London's fictional past. W Somerset Maugham's Liza of Lambeth is a very fine portrait of working class Victorian London, we meet Dr Samuel Johnson, originator of the Oxford English Dictionary, in Beryl Bainbridge's According to Queeney, Elizabethan England comes to life and Christopher Marlowe meets his death in Anthony Burgess' A Dead Man in Deptford... no matter which era intrugues you, there's a great novel to give you the flavour of life in London's past.

You might also want to browse our selection of historical crime fiction set in London.

 

19th Century London Fiction

Bleak House
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Charles Dickens
 
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Ann Veronica
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H. G. Wells; Sita Schutt; Margaret...
 
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Jack Maggs
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Peter Carey
 
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Liza of Lambeth
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W. Somerset Maugham
 
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The Diary of a Nobody
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George Grossmith; Weedon Grossmith
 
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The Secret Agent: With an ...
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Joseph Conrad; Giles Foden
 
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18th Century London Fiction

Hawksmoor
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Peter Ackroyd
 
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Fanny Hill, or, Memoirs of a Woman of...
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John Cleland; Peter Wagner
 
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According to Queeney
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Beryl Bainbridge
 
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Life Mask
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Emma Donoghue
 
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A Conspiracy of Paper
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David Liss
 
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Lempriere's Dictionary
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Lawrence Norfolk
 
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17th Century London Fiction

A Journal of the Plague Year: Being...
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Daniel Defoe; Christopher Bristow;...
 
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Jem (and Sam): A Revenger's Tale
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Ferdinand Mount
 
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The King's Evil
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Edward Marston
 
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16th Century London Fiction

A Dead Man in Deptford
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Anthony Burgess
 
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Prince
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Rory Clements
 
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Innocent Traitor
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Alison Weir
 
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Pre-16th Century London Fiction

London
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Edward Rutherfurd
 
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Sacrilege
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S. J. Parris
 
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The Emperor's Babe: A Novel
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Bernardine Evaristo
 
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Historical London Fiction set in more than one era

An Acre of Barren Ground
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Jeremy Gavron
 
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City of the Mind
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Penelope Lively
 
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