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Khushwant Singh by Rahul Singh

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Here was a man.

Prolific writer

Acerbic critic

Editor nonpareil

Trenchant humourist

Connoisseur of single malt

Lover of life, words, women, and all things beautiful

‘You know that I am 99 years old.’ I replied: ‘May my years be added to yours.’ He looked up at me with the softest expression, and said: ‘No, but may you live as long as I have.’ I held his hand, the hand that had spent a lifetime writing books and inimitable articles, and kissed it. He brushed his cheek with mine. Both of us knew that it was a farewell. I left and stood on the gravel outside …

– Fakir Syed Aijazuddin, Features Writer, Dawn

… the Patiala Peg of publishing is no more! But we will continue to raise our glasses and thank him for liberating us from our idiotic, hypocritical, fake, humourless lives … for making us laugh at ourselves … for ridding us of quaint sexual hang-ups … for chucking old rules into the waste basket … for caring a damn! Jeena isi ka naam hai!

– Shobhaa Dé, Bestselling Author


  • ISBN: 9789384544171 |
  • Hardcover: 220 pages |
  • Publisher: Hay House Publishing |
  • Publication date: |
  • Language: English |
  • Format: Ebook