[Reading] ➶ Aag Ka Darya / آگ کا دریا Author Qurratulain Hyder – Larringtonlifecoaching.co.uk

Aag Ka Darya / آگ کا دریا The Most Important Novel Of Twentieth Century Urdu Fiction First Published In 1959, Aag Ka Darya Encompasses The Fates Of Four Recurring Characters Over Two And A Half Millennia Gautam, Champa, Kamal, And Cyril Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim, And Christian In Different Eras Different Relations Form And Reform Among The Four Romance And War, Possession And Dispossession Interweaving Parables, Legends, Dreams, Diaries, And Letters, Hyder S Prose Is Lyrical And Witty And She Argues For A Culture That Is Inclusive Aag Ka Darya Is A Book That Questions The Relevance Of Religion In Defining Indian Identity.Reviews For The English Translation A Glorious Tapestry Of India S History.Brilliant And Thought Provokingthis Book Is Fascinating India Edghill, Historical Novels Review, February 2004A Rich And Ancient Tapestry, Interweaving The Tiny Threads Of Individual Human Experience Into A Panoramic Spread Of Cultural Diversity Linda B Osborne, WorldView, November December 2004An Urdu Classic With A Breathtakingly Vast Canvas OutlookHyder Is A Wonderful Writer Hers Is One Of The Most Important Indian Voices Of The Twentieth Century Amitov GhoshTo Urdu Fiction What A Hundred Years Of Solitude Is To Hispanic Literature Times Literary Supplement

  • Hardcover
  • 575 pages
  • Aag Ka Darya / آگ کا دریا
  • Qurratulain Hyder
  • Urdu
  • 27 November 2017
  • 9693522990 Edition Language Urdu Other Editions 3

About the Author: Qurratulain Hyder

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10 thoughts on “Aag Ka Darya / آگ کا دریا

  1. says:

    1959

  2. says:

    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 No wonder Quratulain Hyder left Pakistan to settle back in India The novel starts from 2000 yeas ago, in the time when Alexander the great and Darius third were fighting it out Her fi...

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    The first half of the novel is really good and deserved to be categorised as classic Its a well documented history of evolution of Indian society, religious thought process and melting of cultures into each other This part deserves 5 stars The second half where story reaches 1940s Lucknow and then partition of India, it gets boring,...

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    Aag ka darya literally means River of Fire is hailed as a masterpiece of Urdu Literature.It is written much in the tradition of historical novel, where we see different characters in different eras within the timeline of 2000 years It explores the ancient cultural heritage of the Indian subcontinent, and how the past is linked to the present Existentialism is an ever present theme in almost all the stories The characters here are grappling with questions like Existence of God, purpose of Aag ka darya literally means River of Fire is hailed as a masterpiece of Urdu Literature.It is written much in the tradition of historical novel, where we see different characters in different eras within the timeline of 2000 years It explores the ancient cultural heritage of the Indian subcontinent, and how the past is linked to the present Existentialism is an ever present theme in almost all the stories The characters here are grappling with questions like Existence of God, purpose of life and identity Little did I know that I was in for a huge disappointment This book is a perfect case of great idea, bad execution While many people praise it for the scope of its motifs and the profundity of its characterization, I failed too see how any of this is tru...

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    To Urdu fiction what A Hundred Years of Solitude is to Hispanic Literature Times Literary Supplement Gautam neelambar.waqt siyal haiabu al mansoor kamal ud din.waqt jamad haisir srill howard ashley.waqt ruukta nahin haikamal ahmed raza waqt chalta nahin hai

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    Starts from the ancient times and ends after the partition of sub continent This novel revolves around the basic ideals of humanity which are peace and identity Characters are looking for peace and a recognition of their individual identity Unfortunat...

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    The first time I read it, I was not fully equipped to get the extent of it Not that I consider myself fully equipped now, but at least I get a fair idea why Haider is considered to belong to the breed of Marquez, Saramago and Pamuk by so many critics of Urdu literature A superb masterpiece which should be read by all from the subcontinent and those who wish to make sense of various crisscrossing currents of history, society and religion Without any biases, I consider it far superior than One The first time I read it, I was not fully equipped to get the extent of it Not that I consider myself fully equipped now, but at least I...

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    a good book in other s opinions however beyond my capacity.the author is writing and comparing about three different agespeople s life styles, reading and getting knowledge or information are totally changed.the heroine based novel yet i could not decide why the hero character was not enough.for a long life treatments they could be soul mates.however the author finished novel leaving a lot of questions in the reader s view..some do say that the novel is a good book in other s opinions however beyond my capacity.the author is writing and comparing about three different agespeople s life styles, reading and getting knowledge or information are totally changed.the heroine based novel yet i could not decide why the hero character was not enough....

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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Aag KA Darya , arguably, the best novel ever written in urdu literaure , the story spans over the period of thousand years, i have reads Qurat ul ain for the 1st time and my dear , the splendid knowled...

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