5,200 years ago, in this 6th book of the Raising Up Pharaoh epic, the seaborne scouts arrive at Ezion-Geber with the horsemen’s king and families.
Historical fiction books and novels set in the ancient Harappan or Indus Valley civilization.
Taya has risen from humble roots to become a fire seer in the Coalition of Mages. Eager to prove herself, she arrives in the town of Harappa to locate a “jackal”—a mage operating outside the Coalition’s authority—who has murdered three people.
Novel written in Hindi. The book was one of the first novels to be set in the Indus Valley Civilization. The title translates as "Mound of the Dead".
Bahao is an historical fiction novel which has been recognized by B.B.C. as an Urdu classic. The novel is set in the Indus Valley Civilization.
"I have a book open before me on my desk which is about the ancient civilisation of Mohenjo-daro. Apart from the pottery, toys, figurines and ornaments, diggings at Mohenjo-daro . . .."
There is a dearth of ancient Indus-based fiction in English; there are even fewer works in Hindi or Urdu. Yakoob Yawar's Dilmun is among the very few exceptions (indeed, it was the second novel ever to be set in the ancient Indus civilization, 50 years after the Hindi Murdon ka Teela by Rangeya Raghava).
Published in 1968, A Day in the Life of Maya of Mohenjo-Daro by Mulk Raj Anand was the first ever children’s story, and the second work of Indus Valley fiction after Murdon ka Teela written by Rangeya
A gripping fictional work following the adventures of a young Sumerian boy as he journeys through the ancient Indus civilization.