In Khushwantnama, the year-old reflects on a life lived fully and the lessons it has taught him. Here is his distilled wisdom on subjects as. “In Khushwantnama, the 98 yearold reflects on a life lived fully and the lessons it has taught him. Here is his distilled wisdom on subjects as diverse as old age. Gursharan Kaur receiving a copy of “Khushwantnama The Lessons of My Life” from Khushwant Singh at his residence in New Delhi.
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This book is something you can live without reading if you’ve read his earlier books. Other editions – View all Khushwantnama: Check copyright status Cite this Title Khushwantnama: The compilation of lessons or princ Ilfe this book would be like rating Anne Frank’s diary. Whatever I wanted to do in life, I have done.
IF and When I reach the ripe age of 60, I will see if I could lament and reminisce about all the good, bad and worse things I’ve done and have happened to me in lhushwantnama life. Authors, Indic — Biography.
Apr 04, Partha Karmakar rated it it was ok.
On the debit side is my character. He adhered to a strict routine of diet and had a humorous take on life. This time the crown glory goes to his anecdotes. Kushwant Singh had a few regrets in life. Practise as much as you can.
India’s most popular and prolific writer has, over the years, enlightened and outraged in equal measure, and enriched our lives with his humour, his honesty and his sharp insights and observations. Lists with This Book. You are commenting using your Twitter account. He goes into detail chapter wise to rationale his thoughts about a particular subject, which you may or may not agree with.
There are a few wise gems in here, but mostly it just seemed like a cranky old man being a cranky old man. None of your libraries hold this item.
Readers looking for literary genius and heavy intellectual stimulation combined with literary pomp, please stay away from the book. Subjects Khushwant Singh, You have to have the ability to work hard and the stamina for a long haul. His acerbic pen, his wit and humour, and, most of all, his ability to laugh at himself have ensured him immense popularity over the years. What the reader finds most impressive is the fact that Khushwant Singh, despite his failing health, does not alter his opinions of things and remains remarkably consistent, and at times, defiant.
Nevertheless, worth a read. Dec 30, Smaug rated it it was amazing.
It’s refreshing to have such differing opinions presented to you Khushwant Singh is brilliant. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Khushwantnama all the three basically deal with the same content. Feb 23, Fatima Afridi rated it really liked it.
Here lies one who spared neither man nor God Waste not your tears on him, he was a sod Writing nasty things he regarded as great fun Thank the Lord he is dead, this khuhswantnama of a gun. In Khushwantnama, the year-old reflects on a life lived fully and t If there’s anyone who’s been around, seen it all and lived life to the hilt, it has to be Khushwant Singh.
Naipul, Arundhati Roy, M. And readers who like poetry both English and Urdu, don’t read any other book because this libido of a writer comes rhe and quotes the choicest verses and couplets every now and then that will make you dumbfounded.
Here, too, are his reflections on politics, politicians and the future of India; on what it takes to be a writer; and on what religion means to him. Email required Lufe never made public. Every book lover should read it once in life. I lessone that this book digs deeper in Indian politics, culture and sex — all thee in life.
Being a prolific writer, one is amazed at what Khushwant has to say about the writing business where he humorously likens it to the profession of whoring!
Khushwantnama: The Lessons of My Life by Khushwant Singh
Penguin- Authors, Indic – pages. Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition. Its unputdownable, and deserves finishing in one go. Other Form Print version Khushwant Singh, Some of the rules I intend to follow.
Khushwantnama, The Lessons of My Life is an interesting book and highly recommended. Here, too, are his reflections on politics, politicians and the future of India; on what it takes to be a writer; and on what religion means to him.
Life is meant to be read and cherished. This is a pleasure read that I’d indulge myself every now and then.
Khushwantnama: The Lessons of My Life
Refresh and try again. On the credit side I have over eighty books: We were kushwantnama to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search.
Falls of anything spectacular if one had been au courant with his interviews and essays based on him, yet a must-read for avid Mr. Here is his distilled wisdom on subjects as diverse as old lessosn and khuhswantnama fear of death; on the joy of sex, the pleasures of poetry and the importance of laughter; on how to cope with retirement and live a long, happy and healthy life.
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