The story revolves around a man who is a novelist and a celebrity from Paris, who marries a girl named Esther, who is a war correspondent. The marriage goes unexpectedly drained of all emotions, as Esther disappears leaving him distorted and in deep sadness. His life doesn’t excite him as much as it used to. A number of thoughts arise in is mind. The Zahir depicts the absolute struggle of a man who couldn’t take off his mind of the unknown reason behind his wife’s absence. Then Mikhail, last seen with Esther, promises him to reunite them. This is an interesting story depicting love and obsession.