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Train to Pakistan
Train to Pakistan | Khushwant Singh
Set in a village on the border between India and Pakistan, 'Train to Pakistan' is a classic of modern Indian fiction.
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justagirlhighonbooks
Train To Pakistan | Khuswant Singh
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Another book done right.
Train to Pakistan was a beautiful book. The ending wasn't that great but it was still wonderful as a whole and I enjoyed reading about the small village a lot.
I loved the author's writing style. It was engaging and kept me going throughout.

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justagirlhighonbooks
Train To Pakistan | Khuswant Singh
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After finishing up with 6 hours and 43 minutes of reading. I have another book done. 3 so far, for #24in48. I don't think I'll be able to complete this challenge.😂

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justagirlhighonbooks
Train To Pakistan | Khuswant Singh

Picking up my 3rd book for #24in48. The other two were quite short but interesting. Done almost 2 and a half hours as of now. Let's see how this one goes.🤭

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Melwilk
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I am glad I read this book, because I know it is considered a classic of Indian fiction. However, I felt like I missed something while reading. It could be my ignorance of the cultural issues faced by the people in the book. This is another time that I wish I was reading in a college class for support. I can say I hated all of the violent comments and acts directed at women. The go-to insult is to threaten to rape female family members.

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Parvez
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It was a book which leaves the reader utterly thoughtful. It is a historical fiction set in India, Pakistan partition. The books gives a message silently but very effectively that we have to realise that we all are human being, and there is no glory in unnecessary killing and wanton destruction. Perhaps the society will relaise it at some point of time, somewhere, someday ... a religion of humanity ...

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Parvez
Train to Pakistan | Khushwant Singh

O letter, let my lover learn How the fires of separation burn.

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TheIndianBookworm
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I just finished reading it. Just 114 pages, but there's so much in this book that it's difficult to review it in a few lines. I'm an Indian and I know about my country's Independence but this book shows the pain and suffering people went through just post Independence. Some details and descriptions are beautifully put by the writer. There's this one beautiful description of the monsoon season. Will make you ponder upon so many things.
4.2/5 🌟

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s3xycake
Train to Pakistan | Khushwant Singh

Morality is a matter of money. Poor people cannot afford to have morals. So they have religion.

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s3xycake
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Found this in my father's old collection of books. Khushwant Singh 😍📚📖

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dvasudreddy
Train To Pakistan | Khuswant Singh
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It was a complete let down. I had expected so much from this as it was touted as one of the best books of modern indian literature. It was waste of energy and time. Yes, writing style was good, but the plot was weak and struggling to come out of the pit. I didnt even understand why there was even the character called Iqbal. The plight and struggle of the people who underwent those wretched times, but he chose to make a hero out of it.

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DGRachel
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Can‘t keep my eyes open any more and I swear I have no idea what I‘ve read over the last 90 minutes. Headed to bed. Here‘s my total for the #readathon. Even worse than I originally anticipated. 😱

mcipher Better than my 1:40! 😂 2y
Andrew65 You've more than quadrupled since I last saw your reading time! Yey! 👏 2y
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DGRachel
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Finally starting my second book for the #readathon. I had to take a break for a Marvel movie marathon after I finished my first book. My heart still hurts, but I can't refuse to read anything else for a whole year while I wait for the sequel. This is short, so I'm hoping to finish it quickly. 😊

RealLifeReading Oh! I like the sound of a Marvel movie marathon 2y
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BellaBookNook
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Library sale goodies. I have heard of all but Train To Pakistan. Definitely going to add it to my #WorldTBR

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AnIndianReader
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Partition between India and Pakistan and Khushwant Singh's portration on that, loved it. Must read. It is the story of year 1947, story of India-Pakistan division.

LeahBergen I've been wanting to read this for years. 3y
AnIndianReader @LeahBergen Then please go for it !!!😃 3y
LeahBergen I will! I have it sitting on my shelf. 3y
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AnIndianReader @LeahBergen 😃 Awesome !! 3y
AAdamson That sounds really excellent--on the TBR it goes! 3y
AnIndianReader @AAdamson 😊 When India became independent on 1947, there is a mass movement of people who were going to Pakistan and people coming to India, leaving everything behind and starting fresh, having nothing, actually that was the biggest mass movement in the history of the world. I hope you will like it. It's not about the politics behind it but about lives. 3y
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AmyBradford
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Great book, minus the irrelevant profanities.

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The.Bookish.Duchess
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Both sides killed. Both shot and stabbed and speared and clubbed. Both tortured. Both raped.

MrBook Oh boy. Sounds like a tough read. Welcome to @Litsy ! We hope you enjoy your stay, I think you'll like it here 😎👍🏻. 3y
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Swati
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'"What have our tenants done?"
"They are Muslims."'

Read: July 2016

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