Collection of 29 short stories in two books.
In 1947, during the partition of India, he had to flee to India with his family. Penniless, his only possessions at that time were five annas and a trunk full of manuscripts which described the horrors and destructions, witnessed by him during that turbulent time. These manuscripts were the basis for his widely acclaimed novel “AUR INSAAN MAR GAYA”.
“AUR INSAAN MAR GAYA” [And Humanity Died]
In 1948, he unleashed one of his life’s masterpieces a novel depicting the horrors of the 1947 partition of India. Acclaimed as an all-time classic in Urdu and Hindi literature translated into many Indian and Foreign languages.
The English version of ‘Aur Insaan Mar Gaya’ (And Humanity Died) was published in 1987-88 by Arnold Publishers (Delhi). The novel is dedicated to his wife Smt. Leelavati “for her silent greatness which she herself is not aware of …”