Altaf Fatima

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Altaf Fatima
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Native name الطاف فاطمہ
Born 10 June 1927
Lucknow, India
Occupation Academic, Novelist
Nationality Pakistan

Altaf Fatima (Urdu: الطاف فاطمہ‎; born 1927 in Lucknow, British India) is an Urdu novelist, short-story writer, and teacher (specializing in Muhammad Iqbal). Her novel Dastak Na Do ("The One Who Did Not Ask ") is regarded as one of the defining works in the Urdu language. An adaptation was presented on Pakistan television and an abridged translation was serialised by the Karachi monthly, Herald.[1]

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Altaf Fatima's novel Dastak Na Do has been translated into English by Rukhsana Ahmed.

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Novels

  • Nishaan-i-Mehfil
  • Dastak Naa Do (The One Who Did Not Ask (Novel) English translation published by Heinemann in 1994)
  • Chalta Musafir
  • Khwabgar

Collection of Short Stories

  • Woh Jissay Chaha Gaya
  • Jub Diwaarien Girya Karti Hain
  • Taar-i-Ankaboot
  • Deed Wadeed

Translations

  • Naghmay ka Qatal (Urdu Translation of Harper Lee's novel To Kill a Mockingbird) [2]
  • Mere Bachay Meri Daulat
  • Barrey Aadmi, Aur Unke Nazariyat, A collection of political essays
  • Moti The Pearl by John Steinbeck
  • Sach Kahaniyan Urdu translation of Gujrati, Marathi, Tamil and Hindi Short Stories
  • Zaitoon ke Jhund Urdu translation of short stories from Middle East
  • Japani Afsana Nigar Khawateen Urdu translation of collection of Japanese short stories
  • Urdu translation of collection of South American short stories

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