[Ebook] ↠ Train to Pakistan Author Khushwant Singh – Tactical-player.co.uk

Train to Pakistan In The Summer Of , When The Creation Of The State Of Pakistan Was Formally Announced, Ten Million People Muslims And Hindus And Sikhs Were In Flight By The Time The Monsoon Broke, Almost A Million Of Them Were Dead, And All Of Northern India Was In Arms, In Terror, Or In Hiding The Only Remaining Oases Of Peace Were A Scatter Of Little Villages Lost In The Remote Reaches Of The Frontier One Of These Villages Was Mano Majra It Is A Place, Khushwant Singh Goes On To Tell Us At The Beginning Of This Classic Novel, Where Sikhs And Muslims Have Lived Together In Peace For Hundreds Of Years Then One Day, At The End Of The Summer, The Ghost Train Arrives, A Silent, Incredible Funeral Train Loaded With The Bodies Of Thousands Of Refugees, Bringing The Village Its First Taste Of The Horrors Of The Civil War Train To Pakistan Is The Story Of This Isolated Village That Is Plunged Into The Abyss Of Religious Hate It Is Also The Story Of A Sikh Boy And A Muslim Girl Whose Love Endured And Transcends The Ravages Of War

10 thoughts on “Train to Pakistan

  1. says:

    Train to Pakistan is a superb book on many levels It is a documentary of Punjab, its people, its culture Its a narrative of the gruesome events that burned northern India in 1947 It is a story of the cultural, political, and intellectual atmosphere of India at the time And it succeeds BRILLIANTLY It brings the reader into the pi

  2. says:

    every time i want to write a review, i just, struck, plain and simple but this time i decided to write anything or something why i gave this book five stars because its an Indian literature and about us Indians no, certainly not, because its about characters, which are, u know, are fictitious, but situated in in non fictitious and hard co

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    Read on blogThe story takes place in an isolated village Mano Majra where people from different religions like Hindus, Sikhs, and Muslims co exist in peace The village stands as a symbol of ignorance and peace until the harmony is threatened by an incident which raises suspicion, chaos, and animosity that ensues from the rift created among differen

  4. says:

    India has not changed much even after 70 years of independence when it comes to religion it s sad and heart breaking.

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    This book, particularly this version with photographs from Margaret Bourke White a pioneer in photojournalism was fantastic It is short but a powerful story about the Partition of India in 1947 an event I am sorry to say I had not known much about until coming on this field study to India I began it on my own train ride to Pakistan.Okay, so maybe not Pakistan, but a t

  6. says:

    It is interesting to read historical novels where history is written as fiction.Here is a novel that tries to record a memorable phase of Indian history through fictional route but the essence is hardly lost in the process..We come to know a village at brink of Sutlej that is littered with equal majority of Sikhs and Muslims living together since a long past ago.That is the tim

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    14 August and 15 August Independence Day of two extremely opposite yet completely alike countries, once a single entity, now torn brothers I am the offspring of blood and pain.I am the wind heavy with the stench of fear on the eve of 14 August 1947 I am the screams of protest, I am the fury that binds me to this soil, every night, every year.I am the worthless sacrifices th

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    3 June 1947 Viceroy Mountbatten announces the plan for the Partition of India into two independent states Independence Day for the new countries will be 14 and 15 August.Journalist Do you foresee any mass transfer of population Viceroy Mountbatten Personally, I don t see it Why did Jinnah and Nehru accede to such an insane, precipitous, huggermugger plan The truth is that we were

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    One of the earliest English language novels to capture the horrors of the Indian Partition of 1947 Since then it has achieved classic status in the history of Subcontinental literature and for right reasons.As independence and with it Partition took reality the Punjabis become desperate to learn about their fate The province of Punjab like Bengal on the Eastern borders was to be cut in half between its Musl

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    Train to Pakistan is a book about the horrors of civil war and how a small peaceful village finally becomes a part of religious hate and communal violence It depicts the myriads of human emotions which arise in troubled times and portrays how nothing is concrete Khushwant Singh makes his point with this book that there is no categorical distinction of a person as good or bad and that even the best of relationships, w

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