It revolves around the blessings and influence of ethics and morals on people’s lives. It’s an account of a religious girl who makes wrong choices in distress and faces adverse consequences. It also narrates how poverty defaces human emotions and affects blood relations and tends to turn them into insecure emotionless parasites
The story revolves around Saba Kareem, who is so far the most unique and different character by the same author. Saba is married to Arfeen against the wishes of his parents. Being in love with Saba, Arfeen feels a strange unfathomable tinge of spirituality in her. Despite the displeasure of his parents they are happy and satisfied with their life. Overwhelmed by her hatred Arfeen’s mother plans to get rid of Saba by maligning her character. Saba falls prey to the vicious plot as she has no proof of her innocence and apparently all evidence is going against her.
Rash and reckless behavior can shatter lives with the blink of an eye, especially if you are a woman. Bus Eik Dagh-e-Nadamat Hai is the story of Moomal who ruined her life by her irrational behavior. Her friends knew her brash demeanor and took advantage of her foolishness. Moomal being a classic example of a young thoughtless girl who is blindly driven by her impulses gets herself stuck in a huge mess.
Belonging to the early era of Umera Ahmed’s stories, it puts forth a strong message, that compliance and surrender cannot save you in a hostile environment. One has to fight for his basic rights in order to survive. Tapping the most delicate emotions of the reader, ‘Yeh Jo Ik subh ka sitara hey’ was quite well liked.
There is a whole lot of gory history behind the creation of Pakistan. This is the only country in the World which was founded on the basis of an Ideology. It was created as the last resort of survival for Muslims of subcontinent. It is also the sole country whose population is dangerously indifferent towards it and lacks the ownership required of their homeland. 15 August/Muthi bhar mitti is a bitter portrayal of this general apathy. This emotionally sublime story narrates the life of a family who sacrificed their honor, property and lives for the sake of a separate homeland. They abandoned everything, migrated to Pakistan and rebuilt their shattered lives starting from scratch. While there is a gradual paradigm shift in the thought process of the next generation regarding the loyalty and ownership, we still find a few patriots sacrificing their lives for their beloved motherland. 15 August introduces us to moments that are bone chilling and force us to reflect on our shortcomings and selfishness as citizens. Focusing on the 2 nation theory, it tries to wake us from our immoral slumber and realize the true value of our country.
The tale of two sisters; one being of a conniving nature while the other being honest and pure and how they conduct themselves when faced by life’s various challenges. The story revolves around the characters of two sisters
Shehr e Zaat is the exploration of the soul. This is the story of a journey that you set on when the realities of your world stop making sense. With her world turned upside down, Falak Sher Afgan, the hauntingly beautiful and rich daughter of a business tycoon finds herself shattered, wretched and humiliated.
Infidelities, betrayal, intrigue, selfishness along with altruism are the recurring themes of this extensive novel. It is a story of people whose lives were an outcome of their ethics and moral values rather their circumstances. There is a medley of settings and characters that live separate lives in different worlds but intertwine at a point in the end.
t is a collection of three stories published together; Zindagi Gulzar Hai, Abhi to Maat Baaqi Hai and Aisa Kabhi Nahi Hota. Zindagi Gulzar Hai (English: Life is a Rose Garden) follows Kashaf and Zaroon, class fellows with backgrounds poles apart. Kashaf, an average looking girl from a middle-class family, has a lot of responsibilities. She has an extremely unsatisfied life due to the financial constraints which affect her self-esteem badly. Zaroon belongs to the elite class, has every good thing in life and an unshakable self-confidence. The only thing lacking in Zaroon’s life; a close knit family with enough time for each other.
They meet in college and their lives are forever intertwined. ZGH chronicles the journey of these two characters, how they overcome their animosity for one another and learn to love and respect each other.