Did you know that woman writer Qurrat-ul-Ain Haider’s book ‘Aag ka Dariya’ (River of Fire) has been compared to One hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
Critic Aamer Hussein in The Times Literary Supplement (a weekly literary review published in London) wrote that River of Fire is to Urdu fiction is what One hundred Years of Solitude is to Hispanic literature.
Compared to her exact contemporaries, Milan Kundera and Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the breadth of her literary canvas, her vision and insight, transcend time.
About the book:
Aag ka Dariya (River of Fire) explores the vast sweep of time and history. It tells a story that moves from the fourth century BC to the post-Independence period in India and Pakistan, pausing at the many crucial epochs of history. It is available in English.