Intizar Hussain has 58 books on Goodreads with ratings. Intizar Hussain’s most popular book is Basti. Published November 15th by The New York Review of Books (first published ) Intizar Hussain was a prominent Urdu writer, this book is an English. Intizar Hussain BOOKS. Sort On. Publishing Date, Title, Author Name. KHAWABOON KAY MUSAFIR ^ – خوابوں کے مسافر. By:INTIZAR HUSSAIN DRAMA.
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But it got just too scattered and weird for me as it progressed.
Husain doesn’t tell us either, at least not by teams, just individuals. I’m not sure husssain it was the style or the translation but I struggled to get into this. In he received the Pakistani civil award Sitara-e-Imtiaz and a lifetime achievement award at the Lahore Literary Festival in September Very evocative and a fine glimpse into another culture.
In all that the individual stories are most haunting. And let us not forget Jallianwala Bagh, a park, inwhere a crowd of nonviolent nationalist demonstrators were trapped in a walled garden and repeatedly fired upon by soldiers under a British general, leaving hundreds dead.
Pritchett for the translation. Feb 09, Ahmed Sohaib rated it really liked it.
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If you are interested in South Asian history, and South Asian literary, hussaln book is a must nooks. Those changes in the narrative can get a bit exhausting towards the end of the book. In the meantime, the dazzling artistry of Basti itself gives us reason to hope against hope.
Rupnagar and this city have merged together inside me, and become one town. There was a lot of brutality, misinformation, bias, bloodshed and upheaval from both events and no cathartic national process instead we just moved on a chose to believe the convenient truth which suited each side.
Feb 19, Tariq Mahmood rated it really liked it Shelves: Basti is the great Pakistani novel, a beautifully written, brilliantly inventive reckoning with the violent history of a country whose turbulence, ambitions, and uncertainties increasingly concern the whole world. Not a beach read, more like a book I’d recommend reading as part of a modern Asian history class with a teacher that can give more context While this book wasn’t completely terrible by any means, it was a slog to get through and the writing style was jarring to say the least.
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There were, however, some be A short story about the partition and the waiting for war. I read this as someone who thinks you need look no further than religion and colonialism to see why, today, the nussain is set to explode. This may have been intentional in the original and certainly its jarring effect would be consistent with the characters’ experiences.
Hence – if you get the book you just get it and if you are like me, you’ll want to finish it at the earliest. But it isn’t just a loose mythic and mystic I’m stealing from the back copy here introduction to a complex history and culture. Man suffers due to three things; a disloyal wife, an over demanding brother, and education gained without any experience.
And I read this because a character in The Siege of Krishnapur said, “you have to be very careful thrashing a Hindu, George, because they have very weak chests and you can kill them His death has left a huge gap in the literary circle of the subcontinent that would be felt of the centuries to come.
Although its backdrop is Partition, the novel is extraordinary in its rendering of “waiting for war”.
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Accoding to Aamir Mufti, who writes on the back cover, “Urdu is “the strangely homeless la In an effort to read more books set outside of North America and boooks different perspectives, I’ve recently read Basti, a story told by a west Pakistan nooks which spans the war between Pakistan and India, Originally written in Urdu, the book is interwoven with religious and cultural references to Hindi, Christianity, and Islamic texts and stories.
We don’t hear news, only that the beloved one reads it, or that it is discussed by friends in the cafe Then “whens” that had passed away, the “Whens” that were yet to come.
Young men who enter the Shiraz, drink your tea, and act tough, then change sides.
And yes, it does have a Proustian feel to it, as Zakir continually returns to his hometown and hometown friends, an ideal India where religions and people freely mixed and one could quote the Koran and the Ramchandar-ji in the same sentence, and no one would blink an eye.
It begins with remembered childhood and adolescence, and then returns to the present, so the plot is simultaneously moving forward and backward in time, covering the period in between. A model attribution edit summary using German: Few places I lost a train of thoughts, too philosophical at times.
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Love dissolves the border like chalk-pictures erased by rain. His exact date of birth is not known, sources indicate that he was born on 21 Decemberor Machine translation like Deepl or Google Translate is a useful starting point for translations, but translators must revise errors as necessary and confirm that the translation is accurate, rather than simply copy-pasting machine-translated text into the English Wikipedia.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I want a careful balance: Nov 24, Stella rated it really liked it.
The story moves from bookw location to the next, as it does from the present to various moments in the past. We rely on advertising to help fund our award-winning journalism. I truly felt how painful and excruciating the experience of Partition was for many of the books characters.
There were wonderfully lyrical passages but it just felt too disjointed to be compelling. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Accoding to Aamir Mufti, who writes on the back cover, “Urdu is “the strangely homeless language produced out of interactions between the vernacular of north India and those of the Islamic Near East, Persian and Arabic in particular. Beautifully translated into Spanish by Pariente de Carranza. It’s a story of place, from Lahore, Delhi, Dhaka, and others to Rupnagar and Vyaspur, imagined villages central to the sorrows of this story.
Mar 01, Ian rated it liked it.