It was quite a surprising yet pleasant feel when I read the translation of Gurdial Singh’s novel Adh Chahnni Raat done by an emerging writer Awais Sajjad. Awais has been sending me his creative compilations since he started his research journey in various literary genres. For his part, Gurdial Singh is a well-known name from […] The post Gurdial Singh’s Work Finds A Devoted New Translator Into Urdu appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
The novel Rohzin, or The Melancholy of the Soul, by Rahman Abbas, features Mumbai (previously Bombay) as the protagonist where its geography, history and folklore trickle into the characters’ lives and imaginings. The book, comprising eight chapters, is a true feast for the mind and soul. In Urdu, Abbas attempts to echo ‘Rohzin’ to signify […] The post Defying Boundaries With <em>Rohzin</em> appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.