The narrative is focused around a couple that gets involved unwillingly in the on going campaign of Hasn bin Sabah who exhibits the power to grant heaven to those who obey him. View all 4 comments. Muhammad Ali rated it it was amazing Nov 24, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
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This article novek not cite any sources. But there are shades of an earlier indigenous genre - the Dastaan - in his work. Haseeb Ahsan rated it it was amazing Apr 20, As with any translation, I wish I were able to read the original in Urdu, but this version was well translated and well explained with a thorough introduction and necessary and helpful end notes.
It's the first novel based on the Hasan bin Sabah episode. Abdul Halim Sharar was a prolific Indian Urdu language author, playwright, essayist and historian from Lucknow. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.
Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Separated from his love, the male protagonist of the story follows a long struggle to be united with his love amidst the confusion about existence, life, death and salvation.
A beautiful translation of Firdaus-e-Bareen, one of the very first Urdu novels.
Urdu Adab: Firdaus e Bareen By Abdul Haleem Sharar
Husain may be credulous, and smitten silly by his love for Zammarrud, but he can still ask Shaikh Vujoodi intelligent questions which the Shaikh can only parry by the display of great wrath and superhuman knowledge.
Sharar writes famously in the style of a Walter Scott novel, the novel itself being a new literary form in his day. Yet although he tells a gripping tale, part Scott firdous-e-baareen part Dastaan, he is not unaware of character. A good piece of writing to dedicate your reading hours to,, Do read it and trust me your time wont go wasted, u,ll love this book The pr A beautiful translation of Firdaus-e-Bareen, one of the very first Urdu novels.
But there are shades of an earlier indigenous genre - the Dastaan - in his work. He often wrote about the Islamic past and extolled virtues like courage, bravery, magnanimity and religious fervour. Haseeb Ahsan rated it it was amazing Apr 20, Raja Naveed rated it it was amazing Sep 10, His book Guzishta Lucknow is still considered as one of the best narrative describing the genesis of the city and its culture of Lucknow.
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He often wrote about the Islamic past and extolled virtues like courage, bravery, magnanimity and religious fervour. No old fashioned perceptions of female 'duty' or the superior status of men holds her back from realizing that she is more clear-headed than Husain.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The novel Firdaus-e-Bareenwritten by Hindustani Lucknow Tirdous-e-bareen novelist Abdul Halim Sharargives a biographical account of Hassan, a youth lured and captured by Sabah's men and then forced into his assassination machinery. Sharar's novel has its own charm, and given a chance it should become a very popular book.
Firdaus e Bareen / فردوسِ بریں
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