Feb 08, Anum rated it it was amazing Shelves: View all 3 comments. Naveed Yar Khan There is no translation yet as far as I know Each part has a title describing the reason: The book is divided into four parts and the main theme of the story is determining the answer to a question or mystery; what causes madness in human beings?
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Raja Gidh / راجه گدھ
Recommended to Saqib by: Though if you want to read it you qusdia to be open minded and accepting because this book discuss many delicate topics which are taboo in our society. It had a great message about the concept of Haraam forbidden and Halaal granted behind its story.
Sorry for a super long review, but I really want everyone to read it and see how beautiful was our literature, before we destroyed it by our religious extremism and so called social and cultural values. A book which will shake you to the core, it will make you cry, leave you stunned, make you question things, think about perspectives again, will take you to another time, another place, it won't be exaggeration at all if I say this book is a whole new world in itself.
In fact, parallel to the main plot of the novel, an allegorical story of urdy a kingdom is narrated. Due to some circumstances Semi is unable to marry her beloved and this makes her emotionally upset and weak. Gidh is the Urdu word for a vulture and Raja is a Hindi synonym for king.
Although he also loves her, he cannot rise above his family values and succumbs to his parent's pressure to marry someone against his wishes and leave for London to look after his family business. This book is about the never ending search of freedom, the search of death, the fear of death and the madness of it urdj.
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It is a journey through the minds of people all at differing urfu of I bought this book at a literary festival that was held in Islamabad thinking I should start reading more Urdu books to improve linguistically in the language. The only part that I fell in love with is how she introduced the Kingdom of Birds to conve Much hyped, but an overall disappointing read.
No doubt writers like Banu Qudsia, Ashfaq Ahmed are great assets for our youth's character-buildi It was a very Inspirational psycological and philosophical novel.
Dec 27, Hamid Raza rated it it was ok. Now the long story of separation begins.
Novel Khawab Sheeshy ka. The name anticipates the kingdom of vultures. Further suggestions might be found on the article's talk page.
Nov 06, Aiman rated it it was amazing. Every sensitive reader who has attended a college or gish university in a Pakistani setting is bound to find some similarities between themselves and one of the characters.
Bano Qudsia Novel List: Seemin Shah, hailing from an upper middle class family, falls in love with her handsome class fellow Aftab in the MA Sociology class at Government College Lahore. Jul 19, Sara Saif rated it liked it Shelves: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Adamjee Literary Award for Urdu Prose Tidh from " https: Not mentioning them won't remove them from our society.
Raja Gidh / راجه گدھ by Bano Qudsia
A book that holds meaning, a lot of meaning. Lists with This Book. Jul 24, Ayesha U rated it it was amazing. Spiritually, emotionally, mentally, absolutely nothing.
Raja Gidh, a phenomenal and classical novel written by Bano Qudsia. Feb 08, Anum rated it it was amazing Shelves: Each part has a title describing the reason: Jan 02, Bookaholic Me rated it really liked it.
Gidh is the Urdu word for a vulture and Raja is a Hindi synonym for king. The novel then takes on touching several moral and ethical givh, beyond the love triangle plot, depicted through the urvu culture and everyday life of Lahore.