Book Review | Haalim | Nemrah Ahmed

Non review Rant It has been ages since I reviewed the last episode of this novel and I have been meaning to review it, but couldn’t. The goal was to review it in 2019 but I failed. There are various factors. Procrastination has become a second nature to me. It is no easy feat reviewing…

Book Review: Haalim – Episode #23 {{LAST Episode}} (By Nemrah Ahmed)

(Drafted on September 6th) Episode 23 was uploaded on the author’s FB page on, 4th of September.  This episode has 156 pages, woohoo! The episode aims at Revising Tying the loose ends Parting some more wisdom Reinforcing the fact that you may not be the wisest. Talia thought she had figured out Fateh, but Fateh……

Book Review: Haalim – Episode #22 (By Nemrah Ahmed)

(Drafted on July 4th) Episode 22 was uploaded on the author’s FB page today, 4th of July. Happy independence Day to American friends… This episode has 100 pages and is sufficiently long. The episode moves so briskly that I kept checking the page number every now and again to verify how much I had read….

Book Review: Haalim – Episode #21 (By Nemrah Ahmed)

Episode 21 was uploaded on the author’s FB page on May 18. This episode has 92 pages and is sufficiently long. The episode moves back and forth between new and old Malaka. The trio from the new world continue to plot and plan their escape from old Malaka. Adam’s health worsens and Murad becomes more…

Book Review: Haalim – Episode #20 (By Nemrah Ahmed)

Episode 20 was uploaded on the author’s FB page on Apr 6. This episode has 97 pages and is sufficiently long. The episode begins and ends in old Malaka. The sweet banter between  Talia and Fateh, The mind games between Talia, Murad Raja, Abul Khair, Sultan Mursal, Yon Sofu, Wong Li are back. And it…

Book Review: Haalim – Episode #19 (By Nemrah Ahmed)

Wait till the noise dies down. My takeaway from the episode Episode 19 was uploaded on the author’s FB page on Feb 9. Read Online & Participate In The Discussion | Download This episode was sufficiently long and went back and forth in time 3-4 times. The time swing was 2-4 days at first and then……

Book Review: Haalim – Episode #18 (By Nemrah Ahmed)

The author’s Facebook page has already announced that episode 18 will be published in two parts. The first part was published on November 13. My review for the same is here. Part 2 came on January 5th. My review for the same is here. What’s your take on this episode? Happy reading! Shabana

Book Review: Haalim – Episode #18 – Part 2 (By Nemrah Ahmed)

The author’s Facebook page has already announced that episode 18 will be published in two parts. The first part was published on November 13. My review for the same is here. Part 2 came on January 5th. The writer was suffering from the writer’s block. I haven’t faced it yet, so I don’t know how…

Book Review: Haalim – Episode #18 – Part 1 (By Nemrah Ahmed)

The author’s facebook page has already announced that episode 18 will be published in two parts. Part 1 was published on November 13. I was waiting for the second part to come, but I don’t know when would that be. Since I read a lot, I didn’t want to forget about it and re-read it…

Book Review: Haalim – Episode #17 (By Nemrah Ahmed)

I don’t generally do episode reviews. I was planning to do a single lengthy review for Haalim. But the current episode, much-hyped episode is out and I am asked to review it. I’m asked by those readers who don’t use social media or internet, except for download Urdu novels. Nemrah and team were posting about…

Book Review: “Namal” by Nemrah Ahmed

‘Namal’ is undoubtedly one of the most difficult book to review and comment. Actually pretty difficult and heavy to read too, if you’re trying to do it one sitting. I finished all 30 episodes / parts during an overnight journey to my native place. It killed me. I went at it like I used to…