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Begum Jaan was oblivious to all this, cut off as she was from the world outside. Unknown September 10, at 3: History of Indian Literature: Lihaaf was considered the grand dame of Urdu fiction, as one of the four pillars of modern Urdu short story, the other three being Saadat Hasan MantoKrishan Chanderand Rajinder Singh Bedi.

Her hands were cold like ice but clammy as though the skin had been stripped off. Your nove, has left some dress material. She felt like throwing all her clothes into the oven. It was as though getting the massage was one of the basic necessities of life. Everyone used to say that I was possessed by evil spirits. She realised that I was wandering outdoors in the cold and might die of pneumonia!

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He kept an open house for students — young, fair and slender-waisted boys whose expenses were borne by him. Rifakath ali March 2, at Begum Jaan was reluctant to let her go but realised that Rabbu was helpless.


It was severe punishment for me! Muhammad Muzammil June 25, at Often I wondered why the hell I was nove aggressive. It seemed as though a large frog was inflating itself noisily and was about to leap on me.

I rubbed gently and was happy to be of some use to her. But the following night I woke up again and heard Begum Jaan and Rabbu arguing in a subdued tone. Abdul Saboor November 29, at 9: But nothing really pleased him.

Lihaaf [ The Quilt] Ismat Chughtai

The other maids were jealous of Rabbu. When the narrator is left at Begum Jan’s place by her mother, she realises that despite her past admiration of love for Begum Jan, there lie many secrets with her. Sometimes her face seemed to change shape under my gaze and looked as though noevl were the face of a young boy Whenever I sat by Begum Jaan my eyes would remain glued to those roving hands.

There was only the smell of attar, sandalwood and henna, nothing else. Unknown October 11, at 1: Having married Begum Jaan he tucked her away in the house with his other possessions and promptly forgot her.

Relatives, however, would come for visits and would stay for months while she remained a prisoner in the house. As she tossed and turned, her quilt made newer shapes on the wall but none of them held promise of life for her. Left to myself, I would have run out noovel the street — even further away! Safdar Mahmood 1 Dr.


However, I had resolved to switch on the light that night, come what may. At my age my other sisters were busy drawing admirers while I fought with any boy or girl I ran into! He, however, had a strange hobby.

Published in the Urdu literary journal Adab-i-Latifit led to much controversy, uproar and an obscenity trial, where Ismat had to defend herself in the Lahore Court as well for this work.

He stayed with Nawab Saheb for some time, who got him new clothes and other gifts; but he ran away for no good reason and never came back, even to see Rabbu Aslam Farrukhi 1 Dr. She ate, sat and even slept with Begum Jaan! Someone would mention their name and the whole group would burst into loud guffaws. Book reading is very good hobby,if you read the right book at right time. Her complexion was marble white without a speck of ruddiness. Then why must one live? I had never seen the parting of her hair crooked, nor a single hair out of place.

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