Non-Fiction Narratives and The Race For Knowledge

James’s Word

April 11, 2020

I recently started reading non-fiction narratives. I picked up The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris in a bookshop and I told myself I would buy it. I’m lucky I did!

I am a self-proclaimed History geek – notable as I’ve been studying it in depth for around five years – but I never thought I would enjoy non-fiction narratives. Oh, how wrong I was! I read the book within a week and went back to the shop for more. I picked up some more books based on the Holocaust and I’ve recently started reading about The English Civil War, which I am studying at the moment.

I feel my English – which I’m also studying – knowledge has expanded massively and my historical knowledge more so. Reading non-fiction narratives have changed my perspective on life. They are very entertaining to read and I now truly understand what has happened in our history, more than I did before.

So during this time of uncertainty, if there’s one thing I would urge you to do, it would be to pick up a non-fiction narrative book and get reading. For parents out there, why not teach your children how to read and learn history at the same time (I know home schooling is struggle right now)?

My advice would be to expand your historical knowledge and vocabulary by doing something enjoyable. Reading! Or if you don’t like reading, write the book yourself.


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