Altaf Fatima

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Altaf Fatima (1927 – 29 November 2018) was a Pakistani Urdu novelist, short-story writer, and teacher. She was born in Lucknow.[1] Her novel Dastak Na Do ("The One Who Did Not Ask ") is thought as one of the best works in the Urdu language.

Fatima died on 29 November 2018 in Lahore from a stroke at the age of 91.[2]

Novels[change | change source]

  • Nishaan-i-Mehfil
  • Dastak Naa Do (The One Who Did Not Ask (Novel) English translation published by Heinemann in 1994)
  • Chalta Musafir
  • Khwabgar

References[change | change source]

  1. "Altaf Fatima - Words Without Borders". Words Without Borders.
  2. "معروف ناول لگار،ادیبہ الطاف فاطمہ انتقال کر گئیں الطاف فاطمہ 91 سال کی عمر میں طویل علالت کے بعد خالق حقیقی سے جاملیں" (in Urdu). Urdu Point.