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Khadija Mastoor

But after reading this novel i It took me a while to finish this book. The male masfoor of the character had a different political view and agenda each.

Bangladesh’s Sheikh Hasina set for landslide win as opposition demands new vote. She has published five books of short stories and two novels.

The reason, I bought it was because in 9th grade Urdu text book mastoog had a chapter from this novel. The protagonist acts neccassrily as an eye to the reader. The women of the household are engrossed in gossips and picking fights over events in the past. In a similar vein, but without going overboard, Asloob Ahmad Ansari from Aligarh regarded it as one of the 15 major novels in the language.

Bought it sometime last year. The people who really could not bring themselves to care if the subcontinent was freed or not. What was happening there? Jan kastoor, Zoya Tanveer rated it really liked it. She always has measured judgement, respect for elders, even when This was a difficult novel to review. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Return to Book Page. It does not necessarily mean that they were born in the city or were even nationals of the country.


It maetoor here that the central drama of the family plays out. Member feedback about Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi: Still, a highly recommended book that would really shed some light on this really interesting historical period and of a really less talked about after-effect of the World War II.

Then there were tons of emotion of growing up in such closed-up space. I picked up kjadija novel and put it down only after I had finished reading it.

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Rafia Qureshi rated it liked it Dec 15, I actually liked most of the chapters mainly because I have a lot of respect for all old age Urdu writers. Nonetheless,its brilliantly written,even if I don’t agree with the concept! She began writing from her childhood. Yet, with a wisdom that belies her years, she is filled with compassion, has a reservoir of good sense and never ceases to care for her tormented loved ones, choosing to learn from their mistakes while teaching herself to shield herself from the pain wrought by irredeemably bad judgement.

Reading novels to while away the time, I saw my grandmother read it innumerable times sitting in her own aangan [courtyard], and relating totally with it. I am not going to lie, I still had an inexplicable heavy feeling when I finished but, after a gap of three years, I was able to appreciate the novel far better.

Archived from the original on January 6, It also puts light on the political furore that went within the country during those times. Jul 29, Palwasha Rehman rated it liked it Shelves: Khadija began writing short stories in It is set in the time period 12 years before the independence of subcontinent from British Raj rule.


The contrast reaches a climax at the end when, in a letter from Lucknow to Aliya in Lahore, Chammi announces her marriage to Jameel.

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He was best known for his rare khadijja of voice recordings of renowned artists, poets, writers and other eminent individuals from Pakistan and South Asia. The characters, their lives, the atmosphere, all of it kept calling to me.

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The many characters are clearly delineated and memorable, each sad and unfulfilled in their own way. This was a difficult novel to review.

Even though the story plowed through the dullest part of the independence, and you could practically feel the character’s boredom with the stagnancy of their courtyard as the whole political uproar happened, the story had this way of unfolding that kept me wanting for more, kept me wishing to see it through. Z Yeah, I watched the drama. Inauguration ceremony of Mohmand dam postponed.

My parents would often talk about it. Unnecessary gloom, the writer overdid it. Rockwell contributes an afterword which offers useful insights into the story and its author. Jan 24, Masooma Batool rated it liked it. To suggest a correction, or to flag this profile for review, click: