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कृष्ण चंद्र के पढ़े लिखे गधे

हर ज़माने में गधों की अज़मत का तरह तरह से एतराफ़ किया गया, कभी ये पैग़म्बरों की सवारी बने, कभी इन्सानों का बोझ उठाया, किसी पार्टी के इंतिख़ाबी निशान के तौर पर पहचाना गया, कभी सियासी जलसों में डिस्कस हुए, हमारे यहां गधा महज़ बोझ उठाने वाला जानवर ही नहीं एक काबिल-ऐ-क़दर जंगी हीरो भी… continue reading

Qurratulain Hyder the best of Urdu Fiction Novelist

Qurratulain Hyder

Qurratulain Hyder’s distinction lay in the way she developed her vision of history and fiction as meta-history and meta-fiction. This is where she had an edge over all others who wrote before, or after her.

Shankara consumed poison to save humanity as Manto did to salvage life from its ugliness and literature from its sweet sermons. Manto was indeed the Neelkanth of Urdu fiction.

Manto Manto Manto: Then why shouldn’t this man stay on

Shankara consumed poison to save humanity as Manto did to salvage life from its ugliness and literature from its sweet sermons. Manto was indeed the Neelkanth of Urdu fiction.

Ibn-e Safi : The Uncrowned Emperor of Detective Fiction

Many of his admirers go back to his works, taking them out of their well-guarded boxes, or dearly preserved libraries. They enjoy each turn of phrase and each shot of wit as his characters act and interact ingeniously to solve mysteries.

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