Sex and power: Why we love it when historical fiction gets a little racy

Karen Hardy
Updated May 18 2024 - 1:50pm, first published 5:30am

I have to admit that I'm not a great fan of historical fiction, it's right up there with fantasy as one of my least favourite genres. But when you read a book, and then find yourself Googling, you know you're on to a good thing.

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Karen Hardy

Karen Hardy

Canberra Times lifestyle reporter

I've covered a few things here at The Canberra Times over the years, from sport to education. But now I get to write about the fun stuff - where to eat, what to do, places to go, people to see. Let me know about your favourite things. Email: karen.hardy@canberratimes.com.au

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