Biblical Retellings, a Sub-sub-genre

Last updated XXV Maius 2008.

If the historical novel is a genre, and the murder mystery is a genre, the combination of the two in an ancient Roman setting a sub-genre, then we have a sub-sub-genre in the following stories. Usually they are set in the Near East with frameworks drawn from the Bible and always have an obvious didactic purpose. Note, however, that the ratings assigned only reflect how well they succeed as historical mysteries.

Eliette Abécassis

William I. Edmunds Og Mandino Kel Richards John Evangelist Walsh
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