Centered on the unfulfilled desires of a man who leaves his native soil to live with his daughter's family in the United States. The novel portrays the migrants' psyche that is frustrated in varying degrees. Born in Ferozepur, Qudsia herself had moved to Lahore during Partition. Her father was a farmer with a bachelor's degree in agriculture and her mother was a teacher.
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Other Editions 2. Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Lists with This Book. Community Reviews. Showing Average rating 3. Rating details. More filters. Sort order. Sep 15, W rated it it was ok Shelves: urdu. Musings of an old Pakistani man on the relative merits and demerits of life in Pakistan and the US,East vs.
Begins well and remains fairly interesting for a hundred pages. After that,it becomes a yawn inducing,overly preachy, monologue. Mar 12, KishMala Islam rated it it was amazing. Wow, Exceptional read. I wasn't expecting much as I was not a fan of Bano Qudsia. But this Novel is an outstanding accomplishment and is a reflection of years of thinking and pondering.
Opens up the mind in indescribable ways. I am a huge fan of Bano Qudsia as a writer, as a philosopher and as a human being. I am reading and re-reading the passages several times. It is not a story but an amalgam of the best tales ever told. Makes you think from a fresh perspective and reminds you of the values w Wow, Exceptional read. Makes you think from a fresh perspective and reminds you of the values which have been long forgotten.
Nov 01, Shoaib Ahmed rated it it was amazing Shelves: urdu-litrature , favorites. Apr 12, Sameera rated it it was amazing. Utterly Astounding!! Bano Qudsiyah is a magician!!! Words seem to be in her grasp completely. She has an absolute command over them. Jb hm behtr mayyar e zindagi apna skte hain to kyun na apnayn abbu??? Yeh chocolate peaken aur hazel nuts se bna hai……. Mehboob se b aur apni zaat se bhi…. Highly Recommended!!!
Mar 09, Kemal rated it really liked it. It took me a month to finish it and I'm feeling so feverish. There was too much to ponder about and I surely will keep on rereading my favourite excerpts out of this book. I need to sleep now. Aug 04, Saqiba Khalid rated it it was amazing. Oct 21, KNShaikh rated it really liked it. Masterpiece by Bano Qudsia. It's running in parallel times and gives great reference to historical things.
Sometimes a bit dry but overall a must read. View 1 comment. A kind of perspective of life and its complexities while travelling into future and past. Faisal rated it it was amazing Oct 12, Irfan Hashmi rated it did not like it Nov 22, Afia rated it it was amazing Apr 01, Tanveer Ahmad rated it it was amazing Apr 08, Sher Alam rated it it was amazing Mar 26, Omer Kaleem rated it really liked it Jul 20, Amber rated it it was ok Jan 15, Gohar Waqar rated it it was amazing Apr 22, Abdul Rahim rated it it was amazing Aug 07, Babar Butt rated it it was amazing Jan 01, Ahmad Bilal rated it it was amazing Feb 27, Nida rated it really liked it Feb 18, Muzaffar Ikbal rated it really liked it Mar 13, Danial Wazir rated it it was amazing Oct 06, Asim rated it liked it Feb 27, Qrt Taxeem rated it liked it Aug 14, Farheen rated it really liked it Dec 13, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Readers also enjoyed. About Bano Qudsia. Bano Qudsia. She was best known for her novel Raja Gidh. She wrote for television and stage in both the Urdu and Punjabi languages. Bano Qudsia was recognized as a trendsetter in the realm of television plays. Some of them gained immense popularity across the border because of their vitality, warmth and courage. Strife is one word she wanted banished from the dictionary. She attributed the hostilities raging across the world to the Intolerance and selfishness of the human race.
She was married to novelist Ashfaq Ahmed. She also wrote television plays. Books by Bano Qudsia. As dedicated readers already know, some of the best and most innovative stories on the shelves come from the constantly evolving realm of young ad Read more No trivia or quizzes yet. Welcome back. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
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