Absolute Khushwant: The Low-Down on Life, Death and Most Things In-Between [Khushwant Singh] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. I would like to be remembered as someone who made people smile.’ One of the great icons of our time, Khushwant Singh, 95, is a man of contradictions. Book Review of ABSOLUTE KHUSHWANT by Khushwant Singh with Humra Quraishi. Khushwant Singh is the most widely read author in India, today.

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Absolute Khushwant

You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Alert on more product reviews. He writes about sex, marriage, worship and death; the people he s admired and detested. I would recommend this book to anyone interested in getting to know more about this curious character, whose life spanned almost a century in pre and post-independence India.

While Ansolute didn’t agree with most of the ideas, still it was a pleasure read since it felt like an honest conversation. Of Saffron Flags and Skullcaps.

Book Review | ABSOLUTE KHUSHWANT by Khushwant Singh with Humra Quraishi

The views reflected in this blog are my personal views and are in no way connected to my profession or my employer. We will get back to abssolute shortly. What really stands out is his introspection into the nature of religions and khushdant reading of scriptures. Loved this for its raw honesty and simple style. Maangey Allah se bas itni dua hai Rashid Main jo Urdu mein vaseeyat likhoon beta parh le On death, he quotes Some of my Posts may have been or may be published by me elsewhere. It summarises all about Kushwant in his own words.


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I feel this review is: Like the trademark of Khushwant, he was honest about the topics that he covered. Lists with This Book. Celebrating the Best of Urdu Poetry. It’s great, hilarious, with some gems of real wisdom in it! He writes on happiness, faith and honesty. It was such a wonderful treat! Notify me when there is a new review.

Absolute Khushwant by Khushwant Singh

He has many gems in this book like: This guy speaks the truth, uncut, uncensored. This man makes an interesting career portrait for in these nine decades of his life, he has seen the history of India unfolding. I am definitely one absolte those few who has read his serious works The History of the Sikhs Khushwant Singh turned 99 on 2 February !

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What makes it so interesting is that Khushwant Singh was very much there when it all happened and that kept me turning the pages at a faster rate. I know several person who abzolute him who have perhaps not read any of his books, but have formed the opinion that he is a dirty old man.

This book gave me a thorough understanding of the major figures like the Gandhis of Indian Political history. He tells us what makes him tick and the secret of his longevity; he confesses his deepest fears and what he holds dear.

I w I grabbed this from a corner in Crosswords and flipped through some of the pages to see what it was all about. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He is opinionated and he expresses his thoughts as candidly as he can.


In the end he himself says that were mostly fantasies. There are also topics like nature, love, sex, the Sikh way of life and some digging into his personal life in here.

Somewhat rambling and often contradictory what’s admirable is how progressive and liberal-minded he’s always been in his thinking – even ahead of his time – especially surrounded by the buffoons of his time and place — who unfortunately still rule the roost in India. We’ll contact you shortly.

There were quite a few contradictions as well: I have almost read all the books written by Khushwant Singh. My first novel Hitchhiker was published by Books for Change in December Books by Khushwant Singh. Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. Speed Post – Shobha De. Search the product to add. In Absolute Khushwant, India s grand old khushwanh of letters tells us about his life, khushwqnt loves and his work. The best think I like about the author is his open mindedness.

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Brig Retd Darshan Khullar. I just love his simple, direct style of writing.