Truth, Love and a Little Malice by Khushwant SinghWith this book, this particular aim was achieved. Yes, I was interested in the account of one man who was witness to Independence and Partition but what fascinated me was the very personal account of one man who, with his words, showed me his compassion and indeed, great courage. From the very start, what drew me to this particular autobiography was this one sentence in the inside cover of the book:. I knew from that moment on that I wanted very much to read the story of a man who had the courage to return an award which stands third in hierarchy of civilian awards to recognise distinguished service of a high order to the nation. What was his background? Who were the people who provided him with such a sense of identity and pride in the man he had become?
Truth, Love and a Little Malice : An Autobiography by Khushwant Singh
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Truth, Love and a Little Malice published in is the title of the autobiography of Khushwant Singh , a famous Indian writer, journalist and columnist who is also a qualified Barrister from the Kings College, London. Apart from tracing his story and immediate family history, it deals in-depth with his relations with political dignitaries. The name of the book itself was derived from a famous column that he wrote for the newspaper Hindustan Times and that was syndicated in several newspapers with the title "With malice towards one and all. Some exclusive excerpts of the book detailing the relationship between the ex- Prime minister Indira Gandhi and her daughter-in-law Maneka Gandhi were published in India Today to generate publicity before publication of the book. The publication of the book was held up for more than five years after Maneka Gandhi filed a case against the release of the book. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.