April 13, 2017

Book Review: Jalsaghar by Steffen Horstmann

Poet: Steffen Hortsmann
Genre: Ghazal- Poetry Collection
Publisher: Patridge

Ghazal is an Arabic word that means ‘talking to women’. We have been exposed to Indian Ghazals already. But ‘Jalsaghar’ has contemporary Ghazals to offer to the readers. A traditional ghazal has five to fifteen couplets, basically seven and is characterized by a repeating word/ phrase which can be seen at the end of one or both lines. ‘Jalsaghar’ is no different. 

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