Historical fiction

Historical fiction

For adults in all of Sawa's world languages.

Historical fiction  

  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels, Historical fiction
    Author:  Mohammed Gharbi Omran

    Arwa al-Suhayli ruled Yemen for 40 years in the 5th century. She was the first queen of Islam and was popularly referred to as "the noble Queen" and "the little queen of Sheba." She is believed to have been independent, beautiful, highly intelligent, well-educated, and talented in the womanly arts. Queen Arwa established schools and...

    $23.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Historical fiction
    Author:  Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    The love story of the ages and international bestseller by Nobel Prize-winning author, Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Florentino is devastated when the love of his life chooses to marry a wealthy doctor.  Ever the romantic, he lives his life and builds his business.  Fifty years and 622 affairs later, Florentino can finally, once again,...

    $23.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  M. I. Quandour

    Historical novel by award-winning author, screenwriter and filmmaker, M.I. Quandour.  This is the story of Abdul Rahman I, a member of the Umayyad ruling family of Syria who founded the Umayyad dynasty in Spain in the 8th century.  Rahman defeated the governor of Al-Andalus and made Cordoba his capital. Despite numerous rebellions by...

    $32.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Waciny Laredj

    Winner of the Sheikh Zayed Award, this is a historical novel about Abdelkader, the military and religious leader who founded the Algerian state and led the Algerians in their 19th century struggle against French occupation.

    $29.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels, Historical fiction
    Author:  Mohsin al-Wakili

    By multiple award-winning Moroccan author, Mohsin al-Wakili, this novel won the Sharjah Award for Arab Creativity. Despite the cover art, the story is set during the latter part of 16th century Morocco during the reign of the Saadi Dynasty. It was a time of disease, ignorance, and tyranny -- until the winds of change began to blow . . .

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  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Jean-Paul Sartre

    An Arabic translation of "La Mort Dans L'Ame" by French philosopher, playwright, and novelist Jean-Paul Sartre. This novel, part of the Roads to Freedom series, offers a moving portrayal of the fall of France in 1940 and the tormented response of the French people to German occupation.

    $29.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels, Historical fiction
    Author:  Christian Jacq

    As a young groom, Christian Jacq spent his honeymoon in Egypt where he fell in love with all things Egyptian and embarked on studies of archeology and Egyptology. Now he is a well-known author of historical novels that center around ancient Egypt.  Here Cleopatra, exiled by her brother, must find a way to save her beloved Alexandria and...

    $29.95
  • Language:  German
    Subject:  Novels, Historical fiction
    Author:  JoJo Moyes

    A novel based on true events. In July 1946 the British aircraft carrier HSM Victorious travels from Australia to England.  Among the passengers are 655 war brides -- women who had married British serviceman serving in Australia during the War. Now the war was over and it was time to go meet their husbands in a new home.  Four women who...

    $31.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels, Historical fiction
    Author:  Taissier Khalaf

    186 novels were submitted by authors from 19 countries for the 2017 International Prize for Arabic Fiction.  This title made the longlist. It tells the story of the ancient city of Palmyra after it was attacked by the Roman Emperor Aurelianus.  Queen Zenobia and her council of wise philosophers are taken to Homs where she...

    $22.95
  • Language:  German
    Subject:  Novels, Historical fiction
    Author:  Ines Thorn

    A colorful saga of three women who meet on a steamship bound for America.  The year is 1876 and each woman takes the courageous step to follow her heart and find happiness in a new world.  On a stormy night in the middle of the dark ocean, the pregnant Susanne goes into labor.  This event will link their fates forever. The author...

    $28.95
  • Language:  German
    Subject:  Novels, Historical fiction
    Author:  Amelie Breton

    A sweeping historical romance set during WWII in Normandy.  It is 1942 and the journalist Valentine is on assigment in Honfleur where she meets and falls in love with Yves, a member of the Resistance against the German occupiers.  After a brief time of bliss, Yves must flee his love and his country.  Is he dead?  Will the lovers ever be reunited?

    $24.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Anthony Horowitz

    What really happened when Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Moriarty took their deadly tumble off Reichenbach Falls? Find out in this tale of menace and murder by one of the only writers to receive a seal of approval from the Conan Doyle Estate.

    $29.95
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