Aangan (Urdu: آنگن) is a famous social and political Urdu novel written by a famous Pakistani writer Khadija Mastoor. It was first published by. Documents Similar To Aangan by Khadija Mushaf By Nimra Ahmad. Uploaded by. Omer Arshad. Yeh Hansta Howa Mousam by Farhat Ishtiaq. Read Book Aangan ebooks 1 by Khadija Mastoor on Rekhta Urdu books library. Navigate to next page by clicking on the book or click the arrows for previous.

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Critic and novelist Ahsan Farooqi wrote a detailed analysis of the story, finding much to praise in its form and structure, calling it the finest novel in the language. Archived from the original on 3 September Mj L rated it liked it Aug 05, The characters come close to each other and then recoil without achieving any intimacy. Its a tale narrated by a young Aliyah who witnesses the lives of her family, her father, elder sister, mother and a cousin who lives with them.

Which stories saw the the biggest audience in the last 12 months? Want to Read saving…. The director Ehteshamuddin told The News in a March interview, “It was khadia thought out as a film but now we’re making a play out of it,” adding, “We might turn it khadiua a film later. To top 14 Nov. Out of the two, Aangan is the one that got lots of admiration in the literary circle.

Aangan / آنگن

Anosha Rehman You can search for pdf easily on google. She keeps others before herself but in over-analysing people and relationships, she herself remains at khadima. 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.


The curtain raiser, hosted by Sanam Jangwas telecast live on 13 December Archived from the original on 2 October Very delicately translated by Daisy Rockwell.

Now this novel is really different in way of speaking. What was it that she really wanted. It is based on the partition of the Indian Subcontinent and the resulting independence of Pakistan. May 25, Saqib Ali rated it it was ok.


That’s why she ended up the way she did. Archived from the original on 12 July Archived from the original on 14 April A recollected past ,astoor the beginning, a time impacting upon the present.

Nonetheless,its brilliantly written,even if I don’t agree with the concept! I loved how the book had a feminist tone, which was very ahead of its time. Jun 13, Zarish Fatima rated it really liked it. I saw Mastoor several times, but it was her sister Hajra Masroor that I felt an affinity with as a writer as well as a person. And if anyone is thinking that why did I khadjja fewer stars if I loved this book this much, then the answer is that even though the name and synopsis suggested it already, when I began reading a pre-partition novel, I was expecting the author to make us see some teeny-tiny amount of struggle the males of that time did.

Their aristocracy which inspired suffering, their suffering which inspired no one. I had read Aangan for the first time around three years ago and due to my weak memory had forgotten most of the story line, just remembering that the feeling was not very pleasant.

Jago Pakistan Jago Wonderful Indonesia. Archived from the original on 21 February Nov 17, Luthien rated it liked it. But has she lost? It can be easily termed as a historic narrative elucidating various political ideologies and changing cultural values with the help of the characters of the novel.

Retrieved 8 December But after reading this novel khaija It took me a while to finish this book.


Aangan / آنگن by Khadija Mastoor

Views Read Edit View history. December 31, Economic direction? Archived from the original on 27 December I dont like khadijw part otherwise rest is fine. Any suggestions would be highly appreciated. 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.

Refresh and try again. Retrieved 7 January Archived from the original on 4 November It took me a while to finish this book. Aliya is horrified by both the anger and aaangan of her mother as well as the emotional ruin her aunt is. Mastolr all 7 comments. Sep 07, Hazafa Asif rated it liked it. But after reading this novel i pretty sure its true, though her sense of individual independence in no way undermines mqstoor classical duty of a south Asian daughter to her family, old fashioned lady some might khadjja.

View all 3 comments. Mastur’s novel gives an excellent look into the home of Indian citizens at the time of partition and the myriad ways in which loyalties were divided in the end. The protagonist of the story is Aaliya — which is being played by Mawra Hocane in the drama — a strong and focused girl who keeps her dignity intact even in the most unfortunate of circumstances.

I started reading this in anticipation of the Hum TV drama and was thrilled to find an English translation.

One might assume that this book is anti-male yet in the aangzn picture of things, all the choices were actually contributing to the formation of a new country.