“He stopped in his tracks and turned around. The bare, level and speckled trail rolled out far into the distance… Even if there were no moonlight, there was little chance of its disappearing…” Story of the Week (October 10), by Ikramullah. Translated from Urdu by Faruq Hassan and Muhammad Umar Memon.Read More
Ikramullah has been writing Urdu fiction for well over half a century. He has published many collections of short stories and novellas and, more recently, a novel. Penguin will publish a translation of two of his novellas in January 2015 under the title ‘Regret’.