Sara Saif Shabana wrote: Then there were tons of emotion of growing up in such closed-up space. She is sensitive and intelligent yet very humble and a caring soul. The thing that makes this novel interesting is that its not about the freedom fighters or the politicians who sacrificed their lives for the freedom. View all 4 comments. View all 5 comments.
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The characters, their lives, the atmosphere, all of it kept calling to me. One might assume that this book is anti-male yet in the bigger picture of things, all the choices were actually contributing to the formation of a new country.
This book is very close to my heart. Hiba rated it did not like it Nov 24, It also puts light on the political fur My th post and I am glad that’s it’s a review of one of the finest books I have read this year.
Retrieved 25 June 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.
It was harrowing to read that end. Khadija Mastoor is an Urdu writer from Pakistan famous for her novel Aangan.
Retrieved 11 September My th post and I am urdu novel aangan by khadija mastoor that’s it’s a review of one of the finest books I have read this year.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Apr 05, Kamran rated it really liked it Shelves: This novel is a beautiful compilation of stories of some real tragic characters. There is Safdar, who loved Tehmina to death, Shakeel who has little qualms about stealing from his cousins, and Jameel who refuses to take no for an answer.
The cultural and moral fabric is enriched by a constant commentary by Kareeman Bua maid servant. I couldn’t stop reading it, or thinking about it when I wasn’t reading it. Her writing hrdu based on experience and observation.
Brimming with an urge for writing, both sisters wrote stories for a children[‘s] magazine and were encouraged by the response they received from prestigious literary journals like Adbi Dunya. The protected environment she has grown up in proves insufficient to the task of shielding her from the trauma of losing her beloved elder sister Tehmina and mastoro friend, Kusum to suicide when they invest too heavily in the possibility of heady love and romance in the otherwise arid landscape of urdu novel aangan by khadija mastoor lives only to khadina left utterly devastated.
Mar 12, Atta Wadood Afd rated it really liked it.
S, can’t wait to see Ahad Raza Mir as Jameel now, as his character is already so close to my heart and I’m already in so much pain for him. Many acclaimed writers, novelists and masyoor have contributed to Urdu literature but for each writer, one or a couple of writings have stood out and become immortal.
It is an acute portrayal of bby times and lives of urdu novel aangan by khadija mastoor, not just from a female point of view, but also a tale that mirrors the political times outside the courtyard, set in a few decades before kadija and moves to the post-partition times khaddija.
But after reading this novel i pretty sure its true, though her sense of individual independence in no way undermines the classical duty of a south Asian daughter to her family, old fashioned lady some might say.
Very good story, well done. Recommended for urdu book readers. Like many, I was directed to this book by a chapter in the Urdu text book of my elder sister.
She and her sister Hajra Masroor migrated to Lahore, Pakistan and settled there.
Sep 13, Samra rated it really liked it Shelves: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Nonetheless,its brilliantly written,even if I don’t agree with the concept!
It is about the families of those men, their children, their wives, the households that were ignored and were the silent aangan. 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. Mar 25, ahmad afridi rated it really liked it Shelves: May 25, Saqib Ali rated it it was ok.