Here was a man.
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: Jun 1, 2014 |
- Language: English |
- Format: Ebook