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Qurrat-ul-Ain Haider (; January 20, 1928, – August 21, 2007) was an influential Urdu novelist and short story writer, an academic, and a journalist. One of the most outstanding literary names in Urdu literature, she is most known for her magnum opus, Aag Ka Darya (River of Fire), a novel first published in Urdu in 1959, that stretches from 4th century BC to post partition of India. Popularly known as "Ainee Apa" among her friends and admirers, she was the daughter of the famous writer Sajjad Haidar Yildarim, (1880—1943). Her mother Nazar Zahra (who wrote at first as Bint-i-Nazrul Baqar and later as Nazar Sajjad Hyder) (1894—1967) was also a writer and protegee of Muhammadi Begam and her husband Syed Mumtaz Ali, who published her first novel.

She received the 1967 Sahitya Akademi Award in Urdu for Patjhar Ki Awaz (Short stories), 1989 Jnanpith Award for Akhire Shab Ke Humsafar, and the highest award of the Sahitya Akademi, India's National Academy of Letters, the Sahitya Akademi Fellowship in 1994. She also received the Padma Bhushan from the Government of India in 2005.

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Total Books: 17
Fireflies in the Mist
2010 - Fireflies in the Mist (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780811218658
ISBN-10: 0811218651
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Exiles
2010 - The Exiles [Hesperus Worldwide] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781843918547
ISBN-10: 1843918544
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Fiume di fuoco
2009 - Fiume Di Fuoco (Other)
ISBN-13: 9788854500884
ISBN-10: 8854500887

Fireflies in the Mist A Novel
2008 - Fireflies in the Mist a Novel (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9788188965526
ISBN-10: 8188965529
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The sound of falling leaves
2007 - The Sound of Falling Leaves (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788172016623
ISBN-10: 817201662X

River of Fire
2003 - River of Fire (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780811215336
ISBN-10: 0811215334
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Ghalib His Life and Poetry
2002 - Ghalib His Life and Poetry (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788120721678
ISBN-10: 8120721675
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction

Season of Betrayals
1999 - Season of Betrayals (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9788186706015
ISBN-10: 8186706011
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Street Singers of Lucknow and Other stories
1996 - Street Singers of Lucknow and Other Stories (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9788120718517
ISBN-10: 8120718518
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Sound of the Falling Leaves
1995 - The Sound of the Falling Leaves (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780948724442
ISBN-10: 0948724447

River of Fire
River of Fire [Aag Ka Darya] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780811214186
ISBN-10: 0811214184

Woman's Life
Woman's Life (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780861865901
ISBN-10: 0861865901
Genre: Literature & Fiction

River of Fire
River of Fire (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9788186706077
ISBN-10: 8186706070
Genre: Literature & Fiction

My Temples Too - A Novel
My Temples Too - a Novel (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788188965137
ISBN-10: 8188965138