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Umrao Jan Ada: The Courtesan of Lucknow (Library of South Asian Literature) Paperback – 1 January 2020

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Mirza Muhammad Hadi Ruswa (1857-1931) was one of the finest Urdu prose writers of his times. To this were added his skills as mathematician, astronomer and theologian. He had a command over Urdu, Persian, Arabic, Hebrew, English, Latin and Greek and wrote several tracts on philosophical subjects. He was the head of the literary department of the All India Shia Conference and wrote twenty volumes on the Shia religion. His other acclaimed novel is Akhtari Begum.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Orient Paperbacks (1 January 2020); Orient Paperbacks, Ansari Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi 110002
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 232 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 8122203930
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-8122203936
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 227 g
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 12.7 x 1.52 x 19.69 cm
  • Country of Origin ‏ : ‎ India
  • Importer ‏ : ‎ Orient Paperbacks, Ansari Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi 110002
  • Packer ‏ : ‎ Orient Paperbacks, Ansari Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi 110002
  • Generic Name ‏ : ‎ Fiction Book
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