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Musharraf Ali Farooqi

Born in 1968 in Hyderabad, Pakistan, Musharraf Ali Farooqi is an author and translator. His critically acclaimed translation of the Indo-Islamic epic The Adventures of Amir Hamza was published by the Modern Library in 2007. He has also translated the works of contemporary Urdu poet Afzal Ahmed Syed. He is also the author of the children’s picture book The Cobbler’s Holiday or Why Ants Don’t Wear Shoes.