Ship of Sorrows

01 October 2019

Qurratulain Hyder

Translated by Saleem Kidwai

A new translation of a novel written by the late Urdu writer Qurratulain Hyder, this book explores the friendship between six people living in mid-twentieth-century Lucknow, and the upheaval in their lives brought on by the imminence of Partition, and turmoil in the country.

Women Unlimited, 316 pages, Rs 550

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