Manto Ki 20 Kahaniyan
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Manto Ki 20 Kahaniyan

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اردو کہانی کی تاریخ میں دوسرا منٹو ابھی تک پیدا نہیں ہوا۔ کیونکہ سب سے زیادہ اسی کو پڑھا گیا اور سب سے زیادہ اسی کو کوسا گیا۔ دراصل ہماری معاشرتی تحریمات کے ساتھ المیہ یہ پیش آیا ہے کہ یہ تضادات اور منافقت کی بنیادوں پر استوار ہوئی ہیں۔ نظری اور تصوری سطح پر بلند معیاری اور اخلاقی ترفع کا دعوی مگر عملی طور پر بداعمالیوں کی انتہا کا مظاہرہ!۔۔۔ یہ تضاد ہمارے سماج کی گھٹی میں...more
303 pages
Published 1993 by Kārvān-i Adab
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To be fair to Manto, I'm not much into short stories. Probably minus one star for that. Having said that, the stories were a mixed bag, ranging from pathetic (IMHO) to outright excellent. I'll specially mention the ones wherein he described the chaotic times that were the partition of India. The times when men from both the sides left their humanity much behind and seemed to have sold their souls to the devil. The pathos which Manto created in those stories and gave an account of the destruction...more
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Saadat Hasan Manto, the most widely read and the most controversial short-story writer in Urdu, was born on 11 May 1912 at Sambrala in Punjab's Ludhiana District. In a writing career spanning over two decades he produced twenty-two collections of short stories, one novel, five collections of radio plays, three collections of essays, two collections of reminiscences and many scripts for films. He w...more
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