(Last Updated on : 06/01/2009)
A true child of the transition period, Khuswant Singh ardently observed the effects of partition in India. In his novels Singh advocates the partition of India as a social cause providing human accounts in a diverse, detailed character base. The novels probe deep into the human condition ultimately depicting the facts that everyone is equally at fault and that placing blame was irrelevant. The novels portray the characters which are extremely conscious, through whom Singh asks the subtle questions of morality. An optimistic, Khuswant Singh in his novels always depicted the human goodness with a devil-may-care attitude and a courageous mind.
Train to Pakistan
: - Train to Pakistan is a touchy novel depicting that apart from the political cause, the social turmoil are at the same time equally responsible for the partition of India.
A history of the Sikhs
: - "A History of the Sikhs" is a trustworthy account of the Sikhism, who had stood the test of time and stands for universal brotherhood.
Delhi: A Novel
: - The historical novel, "Delhi: A novel" moves backward and forward mainly depicts the history of Delhi.