Imprisoned at Home
Syed Kashif
ZINDAAN: A NOVEL by Firdous Azmat Siddiqui Arshia Publications, 2022, 350 pp., INR 400
September 2023, volume 47, No 9

Firdous Azmat Siddiqui’s novel Zindaan, written in Urdu, brilliantly takes us through the gloomy days of 2020, when we were imprisoned in our own homes at once after the outbreak of the Corona virus. It explores human emotions and psychology in times of turmoil. The book highlights the helplessness of human beings before the might of a virus.

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