To Urdu fiction what One Hundred Years of Solitude is to Hispanic literature.

The London Times Literary Supplement

Now available as a paperback, the most important novel of twentieth-century Urdu fiction.

River of Fire

Fiction by Qurratulain Hyder

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Paperback (published June 1, 2003)

ISBN
9780811215336
Price US
23.95
Trim Size
5x8
Page Count
428

Clothbound (published June 1, 2003)

ISBN
9780811214186
Trim Size
5x8
Page Count
428

Qurratulain Hyder

Qurratulain Hyder was a novelist, academic and journalist who was considered very influential in Urdu literature.

To Urdu fiction what One Hundred Years of Solitude is to Hispanic literature.

The London Times Literary Supplement

Qurratulain Hyder is a wonderful writer. She pairs enormous erudition with a careful eye to detail. Hers is one of the most important Indian voices of the twentieth century.

—Amitav Ghosh