Udaas Naslain Novel by Abdullah Hussain Pdf Free Download
Udaas Naslain is a historical novel written by Abdullah Hussain in 1963. This was his first novel which led to his rise in Urdu literature. The novel won the Adamjee Literary Award in the first year of its publication. It is considered to be one of the masterpieces and the greatest novel of Urdu literature. It details the circumstances and events of the Independence Movement and the Partition of India.
Udaas Naslain is a novel written half a century ago that not only caused a stir in Urdu literature but also became the story of a nascent country based on two-nation ideologies. This is the story of the journey from slavery to freedom. It is a true love story between a man and a woman. This is the story of the people who love the soil. It is a classic historical novel that is still alive today and has been read by many generations.
People know Abdullah Hussain because of this novel which gave him a distinct identity in Urdu literature. The novel deals with the British domination of India, covering an entire era of history. It begins with the War of Independence of 1857 and ends with the establishment of Pakistan.
The novel covers the War of Independence of 1857 and the spread of feudal mentality, the politics of the Congress, the struggle of the All India Muslim League, the Second World War and its effects on India, the riots of Partition of India, and so on. This novel describes the history of three generations.
In order to write this novel, Abdullah Hussein had to do a thorough study of history, he went and met the eyewitnesses of these events and recorded their statements so that the real facts could be brought to light. Udas Naslain is a very important historical novel of Urdu literature that should be read by every reader who loves Urdu.
Abdullah Hussain’s novel made him one of the great novelists, however, another famous Pakistani writer Qaratul Ain Haider accused the novel of plagiarism. She said that Abdullah Hussain had stolen the style and paragraph from his novel “Aag Ka Darya“. Despite these allegations, Udas Naslain is arguably the best post-independence novel ever written.
Abdullah Hussain was born on August 14, 1931, in Bannu. His ancestors migrated from Bannu to Punjab and settled in Rawalpindi. His father was an inspector in the excise department and later started farming after retirement. Abdullah’s mother died when he was only six months old, so he was raised by his father. He passed away on July 4, 2015, in Rawalpindi after a long illness due to cancer.
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