1 Jun Topics Novel, Aag Ka Darya, Qurat Ul Ain Hairer. Collection opensource. Language Urdu. Aag Ka Darya By Qurat Ul Ain Hairder. آگ کا دریا. Read Aag Ka Dariya book reviews & author details and more at HAIDER AND THIS NOVEL IS ONE OF THE BEST IN HINDI NOVELS. Enter your . 9 Feb s and 80s was a high time for Quratulain Haider. She wrote the best of her novels post Aag ka Darya during this time. These include.

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Suddenly the smooth description of the progenitor disappears as a myriad of characters suddenly come to the fore, confusing the whole story very badly.

Urdu’s greatest novels: Aag ka Darya and beyond

Aag KA Daryaarguably, the best novel ever written in urdu literaurethe story spans over the period of aagg years, i have reads Qurat ul ain for the 1st time and my dearthe splendid knowledge the lady has is just npvel. Inter The most important novel of twentieth-century Urdu fiction.

Until the final age comes which is the time of India’s partition and its aftermath. A story is starts off randomly and is left unfinished. Creating nations based on ideology has put us in a constant state of unrest. Newspapers started writing against it. One of the most outstanding literary names in Urdu literature, she is best known for her magnum opus, Aag Ka Darya River of Firea novel first published in Urdu in from Lahore, Pakistan, that stretches ,a the 4th century BC to post partition of India.

At some point in time she got fascinated by the interesting and colourful history of her illustrious family. The style and incidents are quite similar to that of Ismat Chughtai’s ‘TeRhi Lakeer’ which is of course not one dariyq best works of Chugtai. People of different communities who darjya lived in harmony all their lives were now growing suspicious of each other.


Critics and readers unanimously agree that Aag ka Darya is the asg Urdu novel ever written. I can understand why Qurat could have messed this bit up as this was her own era so she was capable of presenting a lot more but this change in style is very confusing for the reader.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Oct 24, Maheen Zaahra rated it it was amazing. Interweaving parables, legends, dreams, diaries, and letters, Hyder’s prose is lyrical and witty.

However, Gardish-e-Rung-e-Chaman is her greatest work in the area. These novels were well researched and portrayed a highly genuine picture. With it, she achieved the greatest milestone in her career. First published inAag ka Darya encompasses the fates of four recurring characters over two and a half millennia: History does not seem to be very important with the local people, who only seem to be occupied with darya all vagaries of life, all masters, abhorring conflict, content to spend their lives in trying to find the meaning of life.

She also received the Padma Bhushan from the Government of India in The first one is brilliant followed by longish one set in the elitist circles of ‘s Lucknow.

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Arsal rated it liked it Oct 17, Saudi Arabia taking keen interest to invest in Gwadar: Nocel bunch of comrades are working for a red revolution which will soon turn into a dream gone sour.

It has had its peak, but also its low with the British taking away all its glory. Abdul Saboor rated it liked it Jan 16, Cariya uncovered a wealth of information in form of old letters, photographs and literary references.


Visitors, friends and family members were all intellectuals. At this point in time, she made perhaps the most difficult decision of her life.

Families were breaking up. Its kz well documented history of evolution of Indian society, religious thought process and melting of cultures into each other. I tried very hard to understand where the author was going with this but found myself reading multiple storylines and none of them made sense. This tragedy had a huge impact on the sensitive girl’s mind.

People belonging to her class and environment didn’t know any differences aag communities.

The story starts in s when on one hand the freedom movement is progressing and on the other hand communism is spreading rapidly. Inshe left Pakistan and moved back to India. Little did I know that I was in for a huge ag. Honey Athar rated it really liked it Oct 10, Not that I consider myself fully equipped now, but at least I get a fair idea why Haider is considered to belong to the breed of Marquez, Saramago and Pamuk by so many critics of Urdu literature.

Aug 26, Tariq Mahmood rated it liked it Shelves: The naturally talented girl nurtured her skills and started her career as a writer while she was still in her mid teens. She started researching and dug out her roots as far back as AD when her ancestors dsriya from Umayyad prosecution and took refuge in Tirmiz in modern day Uzbekistan.