راجه گدھ / Raja Gidh
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It’s one of those books I don’t consider myself capable of reviewing critically so I’ll just stick to mentioning what I felt while reading it.
I was surprised at the direction it took, the sensitive issues it tackled and how it laid bare the struggles and psyche of men and women of all classes. People like me live in a cocoon of safety and blissful ignorance and like to pretend that there is nothing wrong with the world. Raja Gidh was...more
“Raja Gidh” (Prince of the Vultures) is not a story but it is an experiment in philosophy. It is a journey through the minds of people all at differing levels of ...more
The only part that I fell in love with is how she introduced the Kingdom of Birds to conve ...more
The main plot seeks to unravel the mystery of human madness. Qudsia suggests that two kinds of human madness exist: the constructive and the destructive, and it is the wisdom to know the difference bet ...more
The most important aspect of this book is the theory that's main idea is "Haraam rizq spreads insanity in a person and in his next generations". This theory is agreeable only upto this point that it can spread insanity in a person that earns Haraam rizq or is involved in Haraam activities, but h ...more
There i got acquainted with Bano Qudsiya and her RAJA GIDH for very first time.and to say the fact,it bugged my head hard..i mean what more can you expect from a school-going child how to grasp the philosophical approach of book?
well,today i gave it a reread and it screwed me up once again(but in a good way)and the very first thing after ending it i had in my mind........where have gone the novelists ...more
This book is about the never ending search of freedom, the search of death, the fear of death and the madness of it all.
A book that holds meaning, a lot of meaning.
But I'm glad to have read it. There are concepts, there's a story, there's a world in it that I wasn't much familiar with, I guess. Some of the scenes seemed to me as quite simple at first but, boy oh boy, they m ...more
First of all I wanted to share that this is my first Urdu book. It took me 3 Days to gulp down this roller coaster of Philosophy and Sadness.
This book left the impact just as the movie "Requiem for a Dream" did. It is a strong book with strong ideas. On the Storyline side, this book was weak. Its strength lies in Philosophical ideas shared by various Characters.
This is about Qayyum (Narrator) who goes through various stages of life and learn and observe 4 different causes of madness. Parallel...more
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