Historical fiction

Historical fiction

For adults in all of Sawa's world languages.

Historical fiction  

  • 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 . . .

    $23.95
  • 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
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels, Historical fiction
    Author:  Sinclair Lewis

    Considered the greatest novel by the first American author to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, Babbitt takes a satirical look at the American middle class lifestyle in the 1920s.  Now available in Arabic, it is ranked No. 47 of the 100 best novels by The Guardian.

    $24.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels, Historical fiction
    Author:  Harper Lee

    The story of Scout continues in this highly anticipated companion volume set two decades after Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, To Kill a Mockingbird.  In this compelling sequel, 26-year-old Jean Louise "Scout" Finch returns to her hometown to visit her aging father only to discover the extent of bigotry...

    $29.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels, Historical fiction
    Author:  Ahmad Mourad

    It is Spring 1924 in Cairo, Egypt and the crypt of King Tutankhamen has just been discovered.  When the permit to continue digging is suddenly and unexplainably canceled by the authorities, Howard Carter races to the British Consulate to try and use diplomatic pressure to force the authorities to renew the permit. By Egyptian filmmaker and...

    $26.95
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  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels, Historical fiction
    Author:  Victor Hugo

    A classic is a classic in any language. Victor Hugo's historical novel of human redemption was first published in 1862. Since then it has been translated into numerous languages and adapted for stage, television, and the big screen.  Here it is in Arabic and a must-have for any well-rounded library collection.

    $29.95
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