USTAD RAMZI

  • Extract: Between Clay and Dust by Musharraf Ali Farooqi April 24, 2012

    While the world continues to raise a toast to contemporary Pakistani authors, the latest author to enter the literary marathon is a genius of sorts who translates Urdu tomes and works on his own tales of fiction with equal ease. Here is an extract from his latest book 'Between Clay and...
  • Between Clay and Dust: Of rectitude and penance April 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Pakistani author Musharraf Ali Farooqi's latest novel Between Clay and Dust opens inside the grimy walls of an akhara which clan leader and head pahalwan Ustad Ramzi protects with fierce pride. In another part of the unnamed city's shaded alleyways is the 'kotha' of courtesan Gohar Jan renowned...