A glorious tapestry of India's history....Brilliant and thought-provoking...this book is fascinating! -- India Edghill, Historical Novels Review, February 2004
A rich and ancient tapestry, interweaving the tiny threads of individual human experience into a panoramic spread of cultural diversity. -- Linda B. Osborne, WorldView, November/December 2004
An Urdu classic with a breathtakingly vast canvas. -- Outlook
Hyder is a wonderful writer. Hers is one of the most important Indian voices of the twentieth century. -- Amitov Ghosh
To Urdu fiction what A Hundred Years of Solitude is to Hispanic Literature. --Times Literary Supplement
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