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It was a very difficult review to write as I had so many thoughts while reading it. May 26, Namoos Qasmi rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: One believed in a two nation’s theory, another just wanted to get rid of the British-Raj, then there was a character female who believed that keeping British khaija was the best way of surviving.

He wrote 50 books on topics such as poetry, fiction, criticism, journalism and art, and was a major figure in contemporary Urdu literature.

Member feedback about Aangan disambiguation: Mar 12, Atta Wadood Afd rated it really liked it. But after reading this novel i pretty sure its kastoor, though her sense of individual independence in no way undermines the classical maetoor of a south Asian daughter to her family, old fashioned lady some might say.


I sort of want to cry, I’m confused? Her stories are based on social and moral values and as well as political. This book is around the struggle of independence, the political tussle within a household, mwstoor, love, heartbreak.

Khadija Mastoor was born on 11 December in BareillyIndia. Sep 07, Hazafa Asif rated it liked it. Even though the story plowed through the dullest part of the independence, and you could practically feel the character’s boredom with the stagnancy of their courtyard as the whole political uproar happened, the story had this way of unfolding that kept me wanting for more, kept me wishing to see it through. Still, a highly recommended book that would really shed some light on this really interesting historical period and of a really less talked about after-effect of the World War II.


Very good story, well done. Bought it sometime last year. Want to Read saving…. A magnificent book that depicts the bitter battles women fight, far from the battlefield. Jan 18, Zoya Tanveer rated it really liked it. Lists with This Book.

Aangan / آنگن by Khadija Mastoor

Funoon topic Funoon Urdu: He was best known for his rare collection of voice recordings of renowned artists, poets, writers and other eminent individuals from Pakistan and South Asia. Their aristocracy which inspired suffering, their suffering which inspired no one.

She and her sister Hajra Masroor migrated to Lahore, Pakistan and settled there. This is the story of world of women of that time period.

I picked up this book since it has started to get dramatized in Pakistan’s telly, just wanted to see if it was something I’m willing to be invested on enough to catch up weekly khadijja, hadn’t realized that I would fall so madly in love with these characters and matoor, even though it covers such a small picture of such a big historic event.

He also wrote several books such as: The author lives in Singapore, is an obsessive reader of Urdu literature and is an avid follower of Urdu serials. Retrieved 11 September You might also like. This is a List of Pakistani writers, writers of fiction and nonfiction who are native to, or born in Pakistan, writing in any language.

Archived from the original on January 6, Below is a list of people who are known for their association with Lahore. She and her sister Hajra Masroor migrated to Lahore, Pakistan and settled there. If you want to read a light-hearted book, Aangan is not for you but anyone who is able to appreciate the art and style of beautiful writing must not miss reading the novel.

Please support us by taking a moment to turn off Adblock on Dawn. Otherwise, I really enjoyed this one. Nonetheless,its brilliantly written,even if I don’t agree with the concept! It also puts light on the political fur My th post and I am glad that’s it’s a review of one of the finest books I have read this year. It is elegant, poignant and utterly unputdownable. My th post and I am glad that’s it’s a review of one of the finest books I have read this year. Nobody is more tragic than Israr Mian, son of a low-caste mother but with the same father, who hovers outside the aangan and has to literally beg Kariman Bua, the family servant, if he can get some food once everybody else has finished eating.


Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. She narrated an amusing story of how Mastoor completed the novel and went to deliver it to the publisher, but left behind the only copy in the tonga. Archived from the original on January 6, Retrieved 11 September View all 7 comments. Member feedback about Hajra Masroor: Rabia Shahzad rated it it was ok Nov 10, Plot In a January interview, the director praised the simplicity of the novel on which the production is based, saying; “It sheds light on the revolution that women went through in those times”, and “Set in an inner courtyard, the story has been told from the perspective of a woman.

Courtyard is a Pakistani period drama created and produced by Momina Duraid Productions, and directed by Mohammed Ehteshamuddin. Retrieved 10 September The protected environment she has grown up in proves insufficient to the task of shielding her from the trauma of losing her beloved elder sister Tehmina and dear friend, Kusum to suicide when they invest too heavily in the possibility of heady love and romance in the otherwise arid landscape of their lives only to be left utterly devastated.