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The essential Khushwant Singh collection.

In an essay in this anthology, Khushwant Singh claims that he is not a nice man to know. Whatever the truth of that assertion, there is little question about his skill as a witty, eloquent, and entertaining writer. This book collects the best of over three decades of the author’s prose - including his finest journalistic pieces, short stories, translations, jokes, plays, as well as excerpts from his nonfiction books and novels. 

Taken together, the pieces in this selection (some of which have never been published before) reveal just why Khushwant Singh is the country’s most widely read columnist and one of its most celebrated authors.

©2000 Khushwant Singh (P)2018 Random House Audio

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good but needs proofreading to edit repeated lines

beautiful book ..put to life really well by the narrator
but few lines seen repeated...editing could have been better

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Full of fun Anecdote

Full of articles and life anecdotes, Stories are funny but narrator's performance is very poor and unprofessional.

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Great book w/ a collection of works from Khushwant

The narration was not up to the mark. Too many mistakes that take the pleasure away from seamless listening

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Enjoy Khushwant

Favorite author, open mind and frank talk.
Many times audio lines are repeated. Accent and dramatization good.

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Ok.. OK..

Narrator is good. Profiles of people was interesting for me. Average at best. That's it.

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A must listen book to understand India

If you are planning to begin your audio book journey, start with this book. Though, there are mistakes in narration, it is quite good. Enjoyed this one.