The best novels set in World War Two
We've compiled a selection of some of the best novels and fictional books about the Second World War, inspired by the tumultuous years of conflict in Europe and beyond.
World War Two was one of the most devastating modern conflicts in living memory in modern history, and the tragedies and triumphs of the war years have been inspiring novelists ever since. Readers seem to be equally fascinated by this period of history, whether it be the political machinations behind the rise of the Nazis, or the lives of women on the home front. So for fans of historical fiction, we’ve compiled a selection of some of the best novels about World War Two, set in Europe and beyond.
If you're looking for more inspiration for your next read, discover our edit of the best historical fiction novels of all time, here.