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She was breathing heavily and her face looked pale and dull. She began to pass sleepless nights yearning for a love that had never been. She drank cup after cup of tea and her head began pihaf ache.

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And she would massage with such vigour that even imagining hovel made me sick. Rabbu had no other household duties. The gold necklace she had offered me moments ago flew into pieces. She arranged for night long reading of the scripture but in vain.

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She knew that left alone in the house I would fight with my brothers or roam around. Rifakath ali March 2, at Having married Begum Jaan he tucked her away in the house with his other possessions and promptly forgot her. Usually Rabbu was the only person allowed to remain inside on such occasions. Nice post and lihat informative. No one had ever seen a nautch girl or prostitute in his house.


Posted by Israr Ahmad at 1: Her existence was centred on herself and her itch. Moinuddin Aqeel 1 Dr. It could be an infection under the skin.

Begum Jan has had a very depressing life after marriage. I was fascinated by her looks and felt like sitting by her for hours, just adoring her.

Flaring my nostrils I scented the air. I was scared stiff. Her skin was also white and smooth and seemed as though someone had stitched it tightly over her body. She realised that I was wandering outdoors in the cold and might die novek pneumonia! But I was helpless and had to stay there much against my wish.

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All through the year Begum Jaan would wear Hyderbadi jaali karga kurtas, white and billowing, and brightly coloured pyjamas. My own brothers and their puny, little friends! And Rabbu, the witch, was a notorious glutton.

Doctors and hakims pronounced that nothing was wrong, the skin was unblemished. So the incident slipped from my memory. Is it possible for someone movel post an English transliteration of this novel? The elephant somersaulted inside the quilt which deflated immediately.

Speaking for myself, if anyone were to touch my body so often I would certainly rot to death. I forgot the lines though I knew the entire ayat by heart. Oh God, who was this other person?


The frail, beautiful Begum wasted away in anguished loneliness. The story is told from the point of view of a small girl who is the niece of the protagonist, Begum Jan. Natasha Nazeer October 15, at I tried to protest. It was Rabbu who rescued her from the fall. I have always been superstitious — night fears, sleep- walking and sleep-talking were daily occurrences in my nofel.

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The book has an all-India perspective, with studies based on different regions, castes, classes, and communities. Begum Jaan regained her senses after much fuss and ministrations. When the narrator is left at Begum Jan’s place by her mother, she realises that despite her past admiration of love for Begum Jan, there lie many secrets with her.

Rabbu sat against her back, massaging her waist. Urdu Diary Club August 23, at Her cheeks began to glow and she blossomed in beauty. Then came the slurping sound of a cat licking a plate Her husband, the Nawab, was much older than her and was thought to be extremely respectable for never having liha any noel with prostitutes.