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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)

Historical fiction is extremely popular with readers and it has become accepted as a literary form equal to the best contemporary fiction. Historical novels appear on all the major prize lists and are frequently the basis of television and film adaptations. We will look at the techniques and research that can turn the past into a compelling story.



Virtual Classroom

This course takes place online using the teleconferencing software ZOOM.

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Course dates

30 Jan 2021 to 31 Jan 2021

Course duration

2 days

Apply by

25 Jan 2021

Course fee



Virtual Classroom
(via Zoom or equivalent)

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