Publisher: Kitab Bhavan
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8171512283
This book fills up the blanks left by other authors in their writings to make it a perfect biography.
Prof. Hasan has written the biographies of all the four rightly guided Caliphs. His approach has been scientific and objective. He expressed the facts and events as they happened.
This biography shows, in lime light, Hardat Ali Murtada's life and his achievements which were either colored or exaggerated by other authors. Hadrat Ali's true greatness which is of a different type has been dealt with in all dimensions with great accuracy.
The Caliphate issue is also discussed at length. According to the author, this issue was a political one, and made a religious issue later on. Other matters like battle of Siffin and revolt of Kharijites have also been discussed objectively.