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Ghulam Abbas
ISBN # : 9780199069163
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Jazeera-e-Sukhanwaran is a satirical fantasy beautifully written by the prominent Urdu fiction writer Ghulam Abbas. In this humorous novella, a satirical fantasy situation is created which is related to the lives of Urdu poets and their poetic affairs. It was written in 1937, serialized in a literary magazine, and first published in a book form in 1941. It was only once published in Pakistan in 1961 and has been out of print for two decades.

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Ghulam Abbas He received his education at Lahore. He began his literary career by publishing translations and other pieces in literary magazines of Lahore. In 1938, he moved to Delhi, and, after Partition, to Karachi, where he published Radio Pakistan's magazine Aahang. He then moved to England and joined the BBC. In 1952 he returned to Karachi. Government of Pakistan awarded him 'Sitara e Imtiaz' in 1967. He died in Karachi in November 1982.

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