Teenage fiction: History not as we know it

8th August 2003 at 01:00

Power and Stone
By Alice Leader
Penguin pound;4.99
North Side of the Tree
By Maggie Prince
Collins Children's Books pound;4.99

Historical fiction at its best is an intensely sensuous experience - the sights, tastesnbsp;and smells of an interpreted past creating a rich, evocative landscape in which to place narrative.

These historical adventures for teenagers combine period flavour of everyday life with a thoroughly absorbing read.

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