*** Complete Book with all Ghazals and Poems ***
Parveen Shakir (1952-1994) is one of the best known female urdu poetess. She started writing at an early age and published her first volume of poetry, Khushbu in 1976. She subsequently published other volumes of poetry including Inkaar, Sad-barg, Khud Kalami and Kaf-e-Aa'ina.
Her ghazals are considered "a combination of classical tradition with modern sensitivity," and mainly deal with the feminine perspective on love and romance, and associated themes such as beauty, intimacy, separation, break-ups, distances, distrust and infidelity and disloyalty.
She was recipient of many literary awards. She was also awarded one of Pakistan's highest honours, the Pride of Performance for her outstanding contribution to literature. Parveen Shakir died in Islamabad on December 26, 1994, as a result of a car accident.
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