Author: Qurratulain Hyder
Translator(s)/ Editors(s): Thilakavathi
Publisher: Sahitya Akademi
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8126016388
This book is Tamil Translation from the English version of The Sound of Falling Leaves of Qurratulain Hyder’s Award – winning Urdu Collection of Short Stories Patijhar Ki Awaaz.
The author is one of the most celebrated and accomplished writers of Urdu fiction. She received the Sahitya Akademi Award for this collection of her short stories.
Some of these stories present the disorientation of an entire generation as a result of the vivisection of the country and the existential angst of the rootless.
She holds Masters in English Literature and translated the stories from Urdu original into English herself.