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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Aug 04, Jojo Sial rated it really liked it. Ghaas ki bheeni khushbu,pathron ki khunki aur mitti ki quwat qurratulaib ne apney talwon ke neeche mehsoos ki.

Its an experience of another level reading this classic. It is written much in the tradition of historical novel, where we see different characters in different eras within the timeline of years.

It raises many fundamental questions as well. The only minus point of this book is its ‘difficulty’. But, I often feel that was appeared to be the tusk of the mammath in the shadows was in fact the hydeg of the jackal, left plain in the dust.

Aug 26, Tariq Mahmood rated it liked it Shelves: The purpose of this paper is to show how the transcreation, River of Fire, and Aag ka Darya are both contributing to each other. I can’t say going out to some of the places mentioned would help my case any, mostly cause I’d likely byder the whole trip crying and be of absolutely no use to anyone or myself. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want qurratulaib read.


River of Fire: Aag Ka Darya by Qurratulain Hyder

However, I do not like to pick up the bones that other dogs have picked up, and so I leave Hyder to her scraps. She also received the Padma Bhushan from the Government of India in Elliot, she used in the beginning?

To view it, click here. Despite the breadth of history covered in the novel, Hyder does not shy away from the details.

Is their an end to loneliness? Lucknow takes center stage during the British Raj, Independence and Partition eras. But the next change in scenario winds to the all familiar Lucknow which is Qurat’s specialty.


Little did I know that I was in for a huge disappointment. Nov 23, Nikhil rated it it was amazing Shelves: It’s possible to likely that there are aspects and nuances of the book that I missed in my ignorance, but there was only so much “looking up” that I was willing to do, and instead relied on context for the most part.

However, such was the eloquence of this novel that the whole mental structure of Urdu got redefined for me, of what Urdu can be and can contain. Trivia About River of Fire: The Meaning, Scope and Significance of her Legacy. Both the novels are hydwr into four sections namely the Buddhist Period, the Time of Kabirthe Period of British Colonial Rule, and the Period of Freedom Struggle and the characters in these sections seem to be shifting their identities.


Aag Ka Darya / آگ کا دریا

Because human life is a continuous phenomena so every moment is the continuity of life and not the continuity of death. This syncretism was holding us together. I read some glowing reviews and eagerly downloaded it.

But the book’s scope is still truly magnificent. Qurratulain Hyder wants to focus our attention towards this problem, which is still lurking in both India and Pakistan. The emphasis of the poem is on reincarnation, of how hydee past repeats itself in the future.

The first half of the novel is really good qurrwtulain deserved to be categorised as ‘classic’. I have not read the Urdu version, but upon reading the English version, I would say the experiment sadly feels too much like one.

Mar 11, Greeshma rated it really liked it. The story starts in BC, the age of Chankya, the first Indian philosophical giant the implementations of whom’s political and religious philosophy kept the Sub continent united and under control. My head kept shivering and my spine felt a wave when I finally finished.

As mentioned previously, though: