New book “Story of the Four Saints” published

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Two-day book bazaar concludes on Saturday

ISLAMABAD, Jul 16 (APP): National Book Foundation (NBF) has published a new english book “Story of the Four Saints” here on Saturday.

The book was the translation from the Persian literature book “Qisa Chahar Darwesh”. ‘Qisa Chahar Darwesh’ compiled by Mir Amaan Dehlvi is a collection of allegorical stories by Amir Khusro written in Persian in the late 13th century.

Mir Amman translated it from Persian into everyday Urdu, under the title Bagh o Bahar and now NBF translated it in English.

The central character is a king, Azad Bakht, who falls into depression after thinking about his own mortality and so sets out from his palace seeking wise men.

The 104 pages new book would be available in all bookshops of NBF with prize of Rs 150. The readers club members would be given 55 per cent discount and pay only Rs 68.