Intikhab: Hasan Manzar
Compiled by Asif Farrukhi
This book provides a representative selection from the short stories of the popular Urdu short story writer Hasan Manzar. A well travelled man, whose stories take advantage of a variety of sources, Manzar is recognized as a leading exponent of the short story in Urdu.
Dr Asif Farrukhi is a renowned literary figure of Pakistan. He has compiled many anthologies of Pakistani writers. He regularly contributes to a leading daily, Dawn Karachi and different literary periodicals. He is currently editing and publishing a literary miscellany in Urdu Duniyazaad. He is a Doctor of Medicine by profession. He received the Prime Minister's award for literature in 1995 and Tamgha-i-Imtiaz in 2005 by the President of Pakistan.