Links to read Alif online (By Umera Ahmed)

I understand that Alif is not just a novel, it is a phenomenon that has gripped the Urdu speaking people across the globe. While some are content by simply watching the drama; others want to enjoy the literary experience as well. There is good news for all. Umera’s website uabooksonline.com has shared Alif in various…

5 Reasons to watch Alif Drama (Geo TV)

I am looking forward to watching Alif Drama (Geo TV). It is written by Umera Ahmed. The novel is already published in April 2019 and is immensely popular amongst Urdu readers. I prefer not to watch the screen adaptation of a book. It is generally very loosely based on the original story and often the…

Book Review: Alif – Episode #12 (Finale) (By Umera Ahmed)

The 12th and final episode is out. It is 29 pages long. I have included the link to read the episode online at the end of this post. Summary The episode is generally about tying the loose ends and there are some revelations. Don’t worry, I am not going to spoil the story for you….

Book Review: Alif – Episode #11 (By Umera Ahmed)

The 11th episode is released on 29th May, 2019. It is 38 pages long. You can find the link to read online below. I would still request you to read the review, and leave comments. That’s what I get in return. Here goes. Summary The episode starts with yet another letter, from Qalb-eMomin to Allah….

Book Review: Alif – Episode #10 (By Umera Ahmed)

The 10th episode is released on 1 May, 2019. It is 48 pages long. You can find the link to read online below. I would still request you to read the review, and leave comments. That’s what I need in return. Here goes. Summary The episode starts with yet another letter, from Husn-e-Jahan to Abdul…

Book Review: Alif – Episode #9 (By Umera Ahmed)

The ninth episode is released on 1 April, 2019. It is 35 pages long. You can find the link to read online below. I would still request you to read the review, and leave comments. That’s what I need in return. Here goes. Summary The episode starts with yet another letter, but from a different…

Book Review: Alif – Episode #8 (By Umera Ahmed)

The eighth episode is released on 1 March, 2019. *** Summary The episode starts with a letter from Husn-e-Jehan to Sultan. The rest of the episodes revolves around Qalb-e-Momin and Momina. Their circle in narrowing. They travel together, without saying a single word to each other. The constant talks of Momina’s success bothers Momin, to…

Book Review: Alif – Episode #7 (By Umera Ahmed)

The seventh episode is released on 2 February, 2019. *** Summary The episode starts with a diary entry by Taha. He sits down to do calligraphy but can’t focus on anything, except being mesmerised by the beauty of Husn-e-Jehan. Abdul Alaa narrates the story to Qalb-e-Momin – a tale of love between Taha and Husn-e-Jehan….