Biographical fiction tells the story of a real person but includes invented or fictional elements. Scenes, conversations and meetings may be entirely imagined – or may have some basis in fact. Many biographical novels are also historical fiction, such as The Wolf Hall trilogy by Hilary Mantel which follows the life of Thomas Cromwell in Tudor times  Some authors, like Taylor Jenkins Reid or Emily Hourican, tell the life story of a purely imaginary characters in a real-world historical settings. Discover the best biographical fiction now!

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