Author: Muhammad Umar Memon
Editor(s): Muhammad Umar Memon
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8172236115
A collection of Urdu stories by some of the finest and most renowned writers of the language today-including Maier Masud, Balraj Manra, Jeelani Bano and Intizar Husain-brought to the English reader in accurate, modern translations.
With originality and poetic grace, these stories lead us into a world shaped by Islamic and Indian subcontinental traditions, revealing an imagination hovering upon the mystical and the romantic the traditional and the modern, the social and the political. Ultimately, they testify to the depth of the human spirit as they reflect upon its mysteries.
An informative Preface by Muhammad Umar Memon sets the scene for a powerful anthology of a vibrant and tenacious literary tradition.
The Plague in Jammu
Hearth and Home
Obscure Domains of Fear and Desire
MUHAMMAD UMAR MEMON
MUHAMMAD MANSHA YAD
The Back Room
Some Other Man’s Home