The first translation into English of a beloved medieval Indo-Persian epic, The Adventures of Amir Hamza is the gripping account of the exploits of Amir Hamza, the greatest warrior of his time, defender of the True Faith, lover of blindingly beautiful women and scourge of infidels, demons, trolls, devs and assorted evil-doers. In Musharraf Ali Farooqis extraordinary translation, which took nearly a decade to finish, Hamzas magical world comes thrillingly alive.
About the Author
Musharraf Ali Farooqi is an author, novelist and translator. His novels include Between Clay and Dust and The Story of a Widow. He is also the author of the critic ally acclaimed translation of the Urdu classic, Hoshruba: The Land and the Tilism, the first book of a projected 24-volume magical fantasy epic; Urdu writer Syed Muhammad Ashrafs novella, The Beast; and a selection of contemporary Urdu poet Afzal Ahmed Syeds poetry, Rococo and Other Worlds.