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99: Unforgettable Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry & Humour

Price : $22.75
ISBN # : 9789383064755
Author : Khushwant Singh
pages: 480
Edition : Hardcover
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Rupa Publications
Published : 2014

This collection presents some of the finest literary pieces written by Khushwant Singh. It contains essays, stories, extracts, and poems written by him. The book is divided into fifteen sections, which deal with different themes and subjects like family matters, the Sikhs, India, religion, sex, and love among others. The book was chiefly published as a tribute to Khushwant Singh by his family on his ninety-ninth birthday. It also includes a rare collection of his photographs.



Author Bio: Khushwant Singh was an Indian writer, advocate, politician and journalist. A Padma Vibhushan awardee, Mr. Singh is best remembered for his humour, love of poetry and his vigorous treatment of secularism in his writings, most evident in: The Company of Women, Truth, Love and a Little Malice, With Malice towards One and All, The Mark of Vishnu and Other Stories and Delhi: A Novel. A graduate of Government College, Lahore, St. Stephen's College in Delhi and King's College London, he read for the Bar at the Inner Temple and served as a practising lawyer before entering journalism. He had worked with The Illustrated Weekly, The National Herald and Hindustan Times. A prolific writer, Mr. Singh wrote till the grand old age of 99, releasing his last work The Good, The Bad and The Ridiculous a few months before his passing in March 2014.

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Wednesday 07 January, 2015.
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