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
Historical fiction books and novels set in the ancient Harappan or Indus Valley civilization.
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).
"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 . . .."
Winter on the Plain of Ghosts is an epic story of sorcery, religious conflict, political intrigue and ecological disaster in the lost cities of the Indus Valley.
A gripping fictional work following the adventures of a young Sumerian boy as he journeys through the ancient Indus civilization.
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.
5,200 years ago, in this 5th book of the Raising Up Pharaoh epic, scouts reconnoiter the King of Bhator, who sent assassins to kill their king.
The Fall of Shuruppak traces the adventures of our hero, Upaas, as he travels to summer with sage Vasishta and his friend Shushun.