Author: Muhammad IqbalPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2006/2012Language: multilingualPages: 96ISBN/UPC (if available): 0195625609
Iqbal is a poet of colossal stature in Urdu. Two of his most controversial and remarkable poems in Urdu, Shikwa and Jawab-I-Shikwa . Shikwa is in the form of a complaint to Allah for having let his followers down, and Jawab-I-shikwa is Alklah's reply to the complaint. This translation , with an introduction and explanatory notes by Khushwant Singh makes iqbal come alive.