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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Jul 24, Ali rated it really liked it. He does go into a bit of detail here too but not as much as some of his other works. Khushwant recounts all these through his eyes and he does not round off the edges of his words which are decisive and sharp enough to cut. And, for the first time, about his successes and failures, his strengths and weaknesses, khusuwant highs and lows. Your Mobile has been activated successfully. An agnostic who s well-versed in the holy scriptures; a vocal champion of free speech who supported the Emergency; a dirty old man who sees the world in a grain of sand and beauty in a wild flower.

Personally, I think that is a huge loss for we kgushwant out on a great deal of experiences that these people have been through. Having sex is all that matters! A Long Dream of Home. Khushwant Singh feels that Partition was inevitable since Hindus and Muslims had not integrated. Having meeting with presidents of many countries, his hideout at the time of’sikh dunge’, and many more. He’s brutally honest about his thoughts after 95 years of living and some 65 years of writing — he writes about politicians, about sex, about India, and about life itself.


I loved his upright views on some of the major events of his time. Published August 24th by Penguin Books first published August 17th I might have read some of his articles here and there.

Image size per photo cannot exceed 10 MB. His zest for life, his courage in calling a spade a spade, and ultimately his fealty to truth as he se Contradictory, contrarian, yet compelling — like the man himself.

Absolute Khushwant by Khushwant Singh

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He writes on happiness, faith and honesty. Somewhat rambling and often contradictory what’s admirable is how progressive and liberal-minded he’s absolhte 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.

In this book he quotes some wonderful couplets.

Absolute Khushwant

There are khusnwant from Urdu poetry scattered among the pages and they are quite beautiful to behold. No book can teach you better in all aspects of life.

Should be skipped if you’re not a fan of him. A simple book of pages, it appears to have been dictated by 95 year old Khushwant Singh to Humra Quraishi over a few days.

He tells us what makes him tick and the secret of his longevity; he confesses his deepest fears and what he holds dear. Ordered online from flipkart.

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On sex – In intial pages, he boasted like having physical relations with women of many diffrent nationalities. Aug 29, Vipul Gupta rated it really liked it. August 17, Imprint: Little tales mostly opinions. Overall rating No ratings yet 0.


Brig Retd Absloute Khullar. Shop from United States to see titles available to you. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Of all he explained, there absolte something that we all think but are not ready to accept in the world. Notify me when there is a new review. What really stands out is his introspection into the nature of religions and the reading of scriptures.

Alert on more product reviews. The Company of Women. He pointed fingers at his wife that she was very possessive and narrow minded and always accused me of having relations outside of marriage and in close company with other women. Whispers of the Beloved. I must read his History of the Sikhs once again.

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An honest account by “the grand old man”. To justify genuineness of your review kindly attach purchase proof Browse. Click here to know more. I will probably read more of his works based on this book’s portrayal of him.

Mar 03, Raja Subramanian rated it really liked it Shelves: Khushwant Singh is written off as a ‘Dirty Old Man’. I knew that Khushwant Singh was not a prude and I was not disappointed.

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