Khusro, The Indian Orpheus, A hundred Odes by Khalid Hameed Shaida

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Affluent and playful, Khusro, the thirteenth century poet and musician who would become known throughout India and Middle East - and now the world - is a persian mystic who loved melody, words and romance. His interpretation of love's musings is frevolous, fanciful and lovely proving that love and poetry walk hand in hand - always have and always will.

With a classical vision of the Persian mystic and poetic experience, the translator, Khalid Hameed Shaida, provides readers with yet another translation of a lesser-known Persian favorite. Heartfelt, playful and idealistic, he whips the current of romance to timeless bliss and swirls the tides in our favor. He recreates a world we all wish to embrace, one of accord, decency and love.
 

About Khalid Hameed Shaida

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Indian born translator, Khalid Hameed Shaida earned his medical digree from King Edward Medical College in Pakistan And practiced medicine in Canada and the United States. He has translated the great Persian masters , Khusro, Hafiz, Ghalib, and Iqbal in his mother tongue of Urdu with a number of publications and reprints in Pakistan. In English, he has translated the poems of Khusro, Hafiz and Ghalib and published these as Khusro, the Indian Orpheus; Hafiz, the Voice of God; Hafiz, Drunk with God, and Ghalib, the Indian Beloved. Currently, he and his wife live a quiet life in Friendswood, Texas.
 
Published December 1, 2010 by CreateSpace. 113 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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