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  • Author: Khadija Mastoor
  • ISBN: 9693505611
  • Publisher: Sang-e-Meel Publications
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Format: Hardback – 318 pages
  • Language: Urdu


Aangan novel occupies a prominent place among the books written in the context of the Partition of India-Pakistan. It got published in 1962, and in the same year, it won the Adamjee Literary Award.

The Aangan novel is written in the backdrop of the Movement of Independence in India. It gives a brief overview of the significant political developments in the first half of the twentieth century, including the Khilafah Movement in India, the Second World War, Japan’s invasion, and the Pakistan Resolution.

The main characters of this novel are Alia, Chhammi, and Jamil. The involvement and representation of women in this novel seem to be dominant. There is a clear impression that where an understanding woman can develop the house, a woman’s ego and hatred can also destroy it.

The novel tells how the country’s changing political tensions affected the families. As political and ideological differences arose, so did the differences in the families.

Author Biography

Khadija Mastoor is an Urdu writer from Pakistan famous for her novel Aangan. Born in British India and later migrated to Pakistan with her sister Hajra Masroor, who is also a skillful writer herself, Khadija wrote 7 books on social and moral values.

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