Historical novels are based on the plot that depicts the settings in the past and focuses on the manners, social conditions and other details of the period. The history based novels allow the readers to understand how the people in the past responded with the environments and what significant role history play in our lives.
Dast-e-Koozagar is one of the romantic novels by Fozia Yasmeen that was published in Kiran Digest.
Naseem Hijazi is a well-known Urdu novel writer. Most of his novels are based on the Islamic history where he has shown the rise and fall of Islamic history. He was born before the independence of Pakistan and spends most of his life in Pakistan and died in March 1996. Some of his novels depict the rise of Islam to political, economic and educational power while some are based on the rise and fall of Islam in Spain. Kaleesa Aur Aag is one of his historical novel based on the period of Spanish Reconquista.
In this novel, he has painfully depicted the Spanish inquisition very truly that has begun by targeting the Jews of Spain and ended with the conversation and expulsion of the crypto-Muslims that outwardly converted to Christianity. They were secretly the followers of Islam but publicly confess about belonging to other faith or religion. The novel continued from the end of Andheri Raat Kay Musafir by the same writer.
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The importance of saying prayers is the main theme focused in the novel Hayya Alal Falah.