Aik Mard (ایک مرد) is a collection of short Urdu stories (افسانے) authored by Saadat Hassan Manto. It is one of Manto’s most recognizable works and compels the reader to read next to the next story.
The book comprises thirteen (13) short moral Urdu stories written by Manto. Each of them has a different subject and set of characters. It explains the multiple issues of our society.
The stories’ titles are as follows:
- Aik Mard (ایک مرد)
- Shairo (شیرو)
- Qanoon Ki Hifazat (قانون کی حفاظت)
- Balaouz (بلاؤز)
- Do Hazaar Saal Baad (دو ہزار سال بعد)
- Aam (آم)
- Teen Ungliyan (تین انگلیاں)
- Miss Farya (مِس فریا)
- Ghusal Khana (غسل خانہ)
- Khooni Thook (خونی تھوک)
- Tuhfa (تحفہ)
- Mr.s D-Salwa (مسز ڈی سلوا)
- Teen Tuhfay (تین تحفے)
Manto is amongst the most widely read and controversial Urdu language storytellers. He is outspoken and straightforward – and uncovers the harsh and bitter realities of society. Most of his stories are weaved around sexuality and lust. Thanda Gosht is a perfect example of that. He faced severe criticism from religious circles of society for his writings. Even, a formal lawsuit was filed against Manto for writing a book, Thanda Gosht. You must read Saadat Hassan Manto’s All Books.
You might also want to these similar books: Chup by Bushra Rehman, Ganjay Farishtay by Saadat Hassan Manto, Nasheeb by Abdullah Hussain.
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