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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Creating nations based on ideology has put us in a constant state of unrest.

Inter The most important novel of twentieth-century Urdu fiction. Imran rated it it was amazing May 14, Muslims were migrating to Pakistan. They are in search of their place in the new scheme of things.

A glorious tapestry of India’s history Reviews for the English translation: With the imposition of martial law inthe government started giving its official version of how things should be and how things shouldn’t be.

Kaar-e-Jahan Daraz Hai is one of the most important books ever written in Urdu. People belonging to her class and environment didn’t know any differences among communities.

Trying to resurrect the spirit of Islam in India is a lost cause for me, as we have forgotten the skill to rule as well as severed all links with global Darya super power of that time.

Urdu’s greatest novels: Aag ka Darya and beyond

dariys How long can we fly aimlessly? 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.


With the curiosity of a child, she would detect links between two seemingly unrelated things and then find a universe of relation between them. Aag ka Darya became controversial in Pakistan.

Aag Ka Darya / آگ کا دریا

Oct 24, Maheen Zaahra rated it it was amazing. The dialogue, the narration and the characters, all of which have brief moments of brilliance, ended up sounding like pointless banter.

Hers is one of the most important Indian voices of the twentieth century.

She was fascinated by the lives, circumstances and hardships of performing artists. A bunch of comrades are working for a red revolution which will soon turn into a dream gone sour. Quratulain’s last novel was Chandni Begum. Together they made a home which was an institution in itself. Apart from being a writer, Yildrim worked on various prestigious positions at Aligarh University and Indian Civil Service.

Elliot, she used in the beginning? Lucknow did not see much physical tragedy and violence but the social upheaval was overwhelming.

She has written many short stories and novelettes featuring nautch girls, singers, theatre artists and musicians. Khalil rated it it was amazing Jul 24, What a novel, I cannot believe any Indian Muslim would be capable of writing such literature after growing up in a very conservative, Islami, Zia Ul Haqqi Pakistan.

Dariha KA Daryaarguably, the best novel ever written in urdu literaurethe story spans over the period of thousand years, i have reads Qurat ul ain for the 1st time and my dearthe splendid knowledge the lady has is just phenomenal.

Aag Ka Darya By Qurat Ul Ain Hairder

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Aug 26, Tariq Mahmood rated it liked it Shelves: Her first hero is a Brahmin barmachariya, who is a talented artist who finds inspiration in a failed bovel.


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The narrative is so rich that you can almost smell the rains, soil and flowers of that land. The great religion of Islam is just one of the other great religions to inhibit the great land mass of India. 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 story starts in s when on one hand the freedom movement is progressing and on the other hand communism is spreading rapidly.

She belonged to the first generation of Indian Muslim women who came out of the veil and played an active part in the society. But the next change in scenario winds to the all familiar Lucknow which is Qurat’s specialty. She belonged to an illustrious family. The naturally talented girl nurtured her skills and started her career as a writer while she was still in her mid teens.

Characters are looking for peace and a recognition of their individual identity. This novel is like a jewel in Urdu’s treasure. It is important to note that by then Pakistan’s ideology had been hijacked by the government to suit their own purpose. Characters with similar names and nearly similar circumstances appear in different eras of history to play their part of the tragedy.