Alif By Umaira Ahmed. The novel is based on 8 chapters, which is a journey of four characters. Each chapter builds upon the letters of a character named Husn e Jahan. As being stated the story is set in two different countries with half set in Turkey and the other half unfolding in Pakistan. It's about a conscientious film maker Momin, who struggles perpetually with his spirituality versus the intricacies of his glamorous world.