| Abdullah Hussain|
| Muhammad Khan|
| 14 August 1931Rawalpindi, British India|
Adamjee Literary Award
4 July 2015, Lahore, Pakistan
Udaas Naslain, Emigré Journeys, Downfall by Degrees, Stories of exile and alienation, The Weary Generations
Abdullah Hussain (Urdu: عبداللہ حسین), (14 August 1931 – 4 July 2015) was an Urdu novelist and short story writer from Rawalpindi.
Abdullah Hussain shot into fame with his novel Udaas Naslain. He was awarded the Adamjee Literary Award for this debut novel. Udaas Naslain is considered as a milestone in Urdu literature.
Later he wrote Nadar Log which is considered a sequel to Udaas Naslain.
He also wrote Baagh and a collection of short stories Nashaib.
Hussain’s family said that he had been suffering from blood cancer for the past years. He was taken to the National Defence Hospital after his condition deteriorated. Later, he was brought back to his home where he died on 4 July 2015Udaas Naslain (Novel)
Nashaib (Collection of Short stories)
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