Book Review | Daana Paani | Umera Ahmed | Episode 6

Umera Ahmed is back with another story. Umera’s last outing was Alif–A memorable novel and a remarkable drama. So, I’m excited to read this one. . Plot Summary So, the fifth episode of Daana Paani ended as Murad held his rifle to Motiya’s throat. The readers hold their breaths and wait for Murad to pull the…

Book Review: SAAZISH KA JAAL (Jasoosi Duniya #44 By Ibn-e-Safi)

  This book started with a mysterious man asking two “reputed” goons to abduct a girl for 5000 rupees (which must be a fortune back in those days). What follows is an extremely engaging tale of chasing the clues. The narrative is sprinkled with abundant humour in form of Hameed’s antics. I loved three lines/scenes…

Book Review | Maala | Episode 9 | Nemrah Ahmed

So, episode 9 is here. For a refresher course, check old episodes. Let’s quickly cover the ground. 0 Maala | Meet the Characters 1 Maala Episode 1 Review 2 Maala Episode 2 Review 3 Maala Episode 3 Review 4 Maala Episode 4 Review 5 Maala Episode 5 Review 6 Maala Episode 6 Review 7 Maala…

Book Review | Daana Paani | Umera Ahmed | Episode 5

Let’s review the fifth episode of Daana Paani by Umera Ahmed. But before that, real quick, check these posts. Meet the Characters| Daana Paani | Umera Ahmed Episode 1 | Daana Paani | Umera Ahmed Episode 2 | Daana Paani | Umera Ahmed Episode 4 | Daana Paani | Umera Ahmed Before We Begin Before…

Book Review | Daana Paani | Umera Ahmed | Episode 4

Let’s review the fourth episode of Daana Paani by Umera Ahmed. But before that, real quick, check these posts. Meet the Characters| Daana Paani | Umera Ahmed Episode 1 | Daana Paani | Umera Ahmed Episode 2 | Daana Paani | Umera Ahmed Episode 3 | Daana Paani | Umera Ahmed Plot Summary Murad vs…

Book Review | Daana Paani | Umera Ahmed | Episode 3

Let’s review the third episode of Daana Paani by Umera Ahmed. But before that, real quick, check these posts. Meet the Characters| Daana Paani | Umera Ahmed Episode 1 | Daana Paani | Umera Ahmed Episode 2 | Daana Paani | Umera Ahmed Plot Summary Motiya’s Dream Comes True, Almost So, Motiya’s dream almost becomes…

Book Review | Maala| Nemrah Ahmed | All Episodes Review Links

Some people have asked me for this, so here goes. Nimra ki story ka plot and review, sab milega idhar 😀 0 Maala | Meet the Characters 1 Maala Episode 1 Review 2 Maala Episode 2 Review 3 Maala Episode 3 Review 4 Maala Episode 4 Review 5 Maala Episode 5 Review 6 Maala Episode…

Book Review | Daana Paani | Umera Ahmed | Episode 2

Umera Ahmed is back with another story. Umera’s last outing was Alif–A memorable novel and a remarkable drama. So, I’m excited to read this one. Meet the Characters | Daana Paani | Umera Ahmed Episode 1 | Daana Paani | Umera Ahmed Plot Summary The second episode of Daana Paani sheds some more light on the…

Book Review | Daana Paani | Umera Ahmed | Episode 1

I was out on a hiatus, out of this country and away from my routine, so I missed one big development in fictional world. Umera Ahmed is back with another story! Say what? Umera’s last outing was Alif–A memorable novel and a remarkable drama. So, this ought to be good.   This is only the…

Book Review | Daana Paani | Umera Ahmed | Meet the Characters

I was out on a hiatus, out of this country and away from my routine, so I missed one big development in fictional world. Umera Ahmed is back with another story! Say what? Umera’s last outing was Alif–A memorable novel and a remarkable drama. So, this ought to be good. This is only the first…

Book Review | Maala | Episode 8 | Nemrah Ahmed

PROCRASTINATOR I often feel that in some random numerology, SHABANA and PROCRASTINATOR are just the same. I procrastinate so much. It has been 7 days since I came back home; it has been 6 days since my li’l sis reminded me to read and catch up on with latest episode of Maala; and it has…

Book Review | Maala | Episode 7 | Nemrah Ahmed

So, episode 7 is here. For a refresher course, check old episodes. Let’s quickly cover the ground. Maala | Meet the Characters Maala Episode 1 Review Maala Episode 2 Review Maala Episode 3 Review Maala Episode 4 Review Maala Episode 5 Review Plot Summary This episode was fun in a lot of ways. first of…

Book Review | Maala | Episode 6 | Nemrah Ahmed

So, episode 6 is here. For a refresher course, check old episodes. Let’s quickly cover the ground. Maala | Meet the Characters Maala Episode 1 Review Maala Episode 2 Review Maala Episode 3 Review Maala Episode 4 Review Maala Episode 5 Review Plot Summary This episode was all about the past, the time when the…

Book Review | Maala | Episode 5 | Nemrah Ahmed

So, it’s time to review the fifth episode. I know, I know. I should have posted the review episode 5 of Maala three weeks ago when I read it, but… Yep, this review is three weeks too late. Unlike episode 4 review, it has nothing to do with my disappointment.  Oh, no, it isn’t. I’m…

Book Review | PATTHAR KI CHEEKH | Jasoosi Duniya #24 | Ibn-e-Safi

Khuafnaak Jungle opens as a man, Randheer Singh arrives at a railway station and informs about a dead body in the jungle. When they place party arrives at the jungle, things are not as reported. Suddenly, there’s firing. One constable gets hurt but the police party saves itself.

Book Review | Maala | Episode 4 | Nemrah Ahmed

So, it’s time to review the fourth episode. Correction, the right time to review the fourth episode of Maala was three weeks ago. Yep, this review is three weeks too late, but I didn’t want to review it in the first place; I’m disappointed. I’m so so disappointed with this episode of Maala, and I…

Book Review | GUARD KA AGHWA | Jasoosi Duniya #73 | Ibn-e-Safi

Guard ka AGHwa (گارڈ کا اغوا) (The Abduction of Guard) – 1958 The story starts as a train fails to stop at the station and one of the bogy gets disconnected and disappears alongwith the guard.   And thus begins the story. There was description than jasoosi in this story, if you know what I mean. We…

Book Review | Maala | Episode 3 | Nemrah Ahmed

So, episode 3 is here. Wasn’t the last one named episode 2 part 1? Where is Part 2? The story of episode 3 starts where the previous one (episode 2 part 1) has ended, so we aren’t missing on anything. My sister talked about this episode before I did, and I tried to relate to…

Book Review | LAASH KA BULAWA | Jasoosi Duniya #72 | Ibn-e-Safi

LaaSh ka Bulaawa (لاش کا بلاوا) (The Invitation of a Corpse) – 1958 This story is sort of a continuation of an earlier story featuring Toyoda and Mrs Warner who run a high-profile brothel. My original plan to review all Jasoosi Duniya in the publishing order was a brilliant idea, a brilliant idea that I failed to…

Book Review | SHADI KA HANGAMA | Jasoosi Duniya #74 | Ibn-e-Safi

hadi ka HaNgaama (شادی کا ہنگامہ) (The Racket of the Wedding) – 1958 This story was the closest it came to one of Faridi and Hameed getting married. As a young kid, that’s what I wanted to see–seeing them tie the knot. I mean… After reading a few novels, it was evident that they were both good…