HINDI, CLASSIC, NOVEL, Qurratulain Hyder, AAG KA DARIYA. Read Aag Ka Dariya book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on Dus Pratinidhi Kahaniyan: Qurratulain Hyder. Qurratulain Hyder. Aag Ka Darya is a novel written by Qurratulain Hyder in the context of an Indian subcontinent partition. It has been described as “one of the Indian Subcontinent’s .

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I will write my complete review of this book after reading English version of this book. We have one more Gautam Nilamber in the fourth section of the story.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. No trivia or quizzes yet. Transcreated from the original Urdu by the author. Books bg Qurratulain Hyder. I consider the letter by one of the protagonists of novel in last section as the one of the best description of Pakistan ever written.

The second half where story reaches s Lucknow and then partition of India, it gets boring, especially when characters reach England. That is a blinded view of this wonderful text, that really tells a story of human impermanence in the face of the brutality of time. So it wasn’t easy to keep reading for an illiterate guy like me. Apart from this all the stories are distinct and set up in different time periods. Starts from the ancient times and ends after the partition of sub-continent.

It demanded a great deal of effort to read it in Urdu, for like most forth generations of the post-colonial countries, our attachment with and command over bh language is pretty shallow. The music, the culture, the dance kz political awareness is above everyone else in all of India, especially the Punjabis who in contrast are are great spoilers of culture, who are nothing in front of Luckow wallas.


When you read it, it grows on you and long after you are done reading it for the first time, even in your sub conscience, it keeps growing on you layer by layer Stay as long as I do in the clash of the impolite conversation and the bowels of Wikipedia, and you’ll lose your liking for stability, your need for knowing all.

I do not know what they are even trying to do in the greater universal sense as human beings.

Hers is one of the most important Indian voices of the twentieth century. Ghaas ki bheeni khushbu,pathron ki khunki aur mitti ki quwat us ne apney talwon ke neeche mehsoos ki. One could get mad at dariyaa text for swallowing them whole, but where’s the fun in that? This part deserves 5 stars.

Very complex novel very difficult to digest it wholly. Lists with This Book. Gautam appearing first as a student of mysticism at the Forest University of Shravasti in the 4th century B. Queen Victoria’s Proclamation says that the Christian religion alone is true.

Aug 27, Ahm rated it it was daroya. It has had its peak, but also its low with the British taking away all its glory.

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Books by Qurratulain Hyder. The dialogue, the narration and the characters, all of which have brief moments of brilliance, ended up sounding like pointless banter. Click here to sign up. Addi rated it it was amazing Nov 10, Is their an end to loneliness?

Mar 11, Greeshma rated it really liked it. Eliot- The Dry Salvages. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Log In Sign Up. I hope not, but that’s not my call to make. Immaculate research, absorbing characters and beautiful Urdu prose are what make Aag Ka Darya the phenomenon it is.


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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Aug 14, Asif Nawaz rated it it was amazing. I will likely to read the English version of the book as to understand it better and to decide whether i like this book or not Each section is linked by characters who bear, in every period, the same names: This theme is carried out throughout the novel by Qurat ul Ain in great depth.

The religious meditation on renunciation, the medieval Islamic travel narrative, the colonial adventure story, the Lucknowi novel of manners, the novel of betrayed national aspirations, the novel of exiles, etc.

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 from the 4th century BC to post partition of India. The plot’s very confusing, but for the ch “We have all betrayed one another. The story does not look promising in that part.

Characters are looking for peace and a recognition of their individual identity. To see what your friends thought of this hhyder, please sign up.