When you read Jannat ke Pattay by Nimra Ahmad, you think that you haven’t read any amazing book like this in your entire life. It is a master piece and has found its place on the top of my book rack till I find something more amazing than Jannat ke Pattay.
This amazing piece of literature Jannat ke Pattay is written by Nimra Ahmed . Nimra Ahmad belong to a family of academics & writers. She is younger sister of top selling author Umera Ahmed (Pir-e-Kamil fame). I was recommended by one of my friend to read this novel and rightly so it was worth all the praise and glory. The writing of Nimra Ahmed is casual I guess, or may be it is because I’ve not read much Urdu literature , but still the most amazing factor was the plot of the novel which she has woven magically. Jannat ke Pattay by Nimra Ahmad is written in a fashion that touches the deepest chords in your heart.
To start off with the title, “Jannat kay Pattay” mind blowing and awesome. Jannat ke Pattay by Nimra Ahmad is a like travelogue This adventure will take you to, two countries; Pakistan and Turkey. You’ll know the language, places and cultures of both the countries. The most intriguing feature about this book was the curiosity Nimra Ahmed kept till the end. A true page turner. Instead of two or three main characters in the book, the writer presented its reader with many characters and with many characters comes more stories of each character which makes it more interesting, a little bit complex but interesting. But the fun part is, in the end you’ll observe that the whole time you were just chasing your tail.
Jannat ke Pattay by Nimra Ahmad ” The Story Line
There are two parts of this book printed in the same edition. In the first half, the narrator of the story is Haya, while the rest half is narrated by Jehan. You’ll know who these characters are once you start reading this book. This book came in my life like a hurricane and diminished my sleep, my hunger, my extra-curricular activities, my life, my every single thing, not in a creepy way. And I believe it’s the best thing that ever happened to me.
I believe with all my heart that a day will come when this book will be translated into English, and this book will rule the brains and heart of people outside Asia, too. I personally feels that this book brought character, spiritual, religious change in me and I believe someone somewhere out there, too, would be feeling the same thing.
Final words about Jannat ke Pattay by Nimra Ahmad
Since I’ve read Looking for Alaska by John Green (BTW it was awesome too) I’ve been asking myself the same question every day, “How to get out of this Labyrinth?” I think in Jannat ke Pattay by Nimra Ahmad, I’ve finally found the answer I was looking for. I was looking the answer from people or google but the whole time the answer lied within me.