With clarity and candour, he writes of leaders like Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi, the terrorist Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, the talented and scandalous painter Amrita Shergil, and everyday people who became butchers during Partition. Writing of his own life, too, Khushwant. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Khushwant Singh was born in in Hadali, Punjab. Truth Love and A Little Malice by [Singh, Khushwant]. Get this from a library! Truth, love & a little malice: an autobiography. [Khushwant Singh].
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Born in in pre-Partition Punjab, Khushwant Singh, perhaps India's most widely read and controversial writer has been witness to most of the major events . Born In In Pre-Partition Punjab, Khushwant Singh, Perhaps India S Most Widely Read And Controversial Writer, Has Been Witness To Most Of The Major. Born in in pre-Partition Punjab, Khushwant Singh, perhaps India's most widely read and controversial writer has been witness to most of.
And for his sake more than ours we had an airconditioner put in the room. Often at night, he would sniff into my ears and ask me to make room for him. I did.
He would heave himself on to the bed with a deep sigh of gratitude, and take over more than half of my bed for the rest of the night. We never kept another dog. I was not very eager to see it published as it was about the sexual fantasies of an octogenarian i.
It earned me more royalties than any of my other books. So much for the critics!
They can stew in their own juices. In conclusion, Khushwant Singh need not apologise for creating his autobiography at all.
A person who was born with a platinum spoon. A very readable bio of one of India's most famous writers.
Always keeping company with the creme de la creme of Indian and International Society put this I envy Khushwant Singh. I really do.
One would think he "Gumped" his way through life to success, after having the good fortune to be born with a silver spoon, but he was a scholar and he put in the Khushwant Singh was born on February 2, in the village of Hadali in what is now the Punjab province of Pakistan.
He attended St. In , he worked for India's ministry of external affairs and served as press officer in Ottawa and London. From to , he was a member of the upper house of the Indian parliament.
Save for Later About this Item Contents: 1. Village in the Desert. Infancy to adolescence: school years. College years in Delhi and Lahore.
Discovering England. Lahore, partition and Independence.
With Menon in London, with Malik in Canada. Purging the past and return to India. Parisian interlude. Discovery of India.