According to Dr. Frances Pritchett’s version of Shamsur Rahman Faruqi’s “The Historical Novel and the Historical Narrative”, what is the difference between a historical narrative and a historical novel ?

A. A historical narrative and a historical novel are the same thing.
B. A historical narrative tells only part of the story surrounding a historical event; a historical novel tells the whole story.
C. A historical novel focuses on providing the reader with only the central truth of a historical event, while a historical narrative attempts to tell the entire truth of a historical event.
D. Faruqi actually argues that historical novels do not exist.

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