Never before have lives of ordinary looking people been described in the detail and the artful manner Yusufi saab has done. But he refuses to change — come what may, he must keep his head high. Hasan rated it it was amazing May 03, The protagonist, Basharat, takes us from the time of his adolescence through his professional life and then at the verge of his end. Refresh and try again.

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Aab e Gum / آب گم by Mushtaq Ahmad Yousufi

Books by Mushtaq Ahmad Yousufi. Refresh and try again. About Mushtaq Ahmad Yousufi. I couldn’t keep track of all the characters, references, narrators were there more than one?

Aab e Gum / آب گم

Tayyab Abbas rated it really liked it Feb 19, But his return to his own city has a great shock in store for him. Return to Book Page.

This is one of the best books I ever read. The last time I read about partition- the stories talked about blood clots and violence and death and more blood clots. You cannot write humour until you love your target or subject of attack.

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There were entertaining stories that I got out of it, but halfway through I decided I had had whmad and wanted to move on to stories with plots mushtwq characters that I could understand. But Mullah Aasi does not live long to provide company to Basharat. This page was last edited on 18 Decemberat There is always a chance that in the process of translation, many of the linguistic subtleties and fine nuances will be lost.


Want to Read saving…. Jan 22, Ameen rated it it was amazing.

His books have received many awards yusufu critical acclaim. I got a big kick out of this, which is less a novel than 5 novellas or even a whole bunch of connected stories and anecdotes. Seen in the background of Partition literature, Aab-e-Gum stand aloof from the novels, short stories and reportages written with reference to Partition because of the unique way Yousufi employs in writing about it.

The narrative talks about the struggles of a Muslim family, it’s journey from Kanpur to Karachi, a journey not just geographical, but a journey psychological and intensely emotional. Dear reader, online ads enable us to aab e gum mushtaq ahmad yusufi the journalism you value. Views Read Edit View history. Another distinguished writer from Pakistan, Iftikhar Arifalso axb on this occasion.

Trump ‘looks forward to’ meeting Pakistan’s new leadership. The very fact that this book has been translated in another language should come to us as a surprise as it is among those literary works which appear gkm be untranslatable.


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Clever book, but challenging to read with the Urdu translation. The chapter that follows is a fine piece of humour but does not qualify to form a part of the novel. Mirages of the Mind, despite being different in its temperament and approach to war and re-allocation, has brought me closer to the genre.

Mirages of the Mind – making light of dark times”. Mirages of the Mind. Lay me next to my mother in Lahore.

Manab Sonowal rated it it was amazing Apr 10, Banker by profession, Yousufi has also served as the head of several national and international financial institutions. Hardcover4thpages. Thirty-five years of nostalgia collapses and everything looks desolate and rundown. May 03, Faraz Beg rated it it was amazing.