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‘Khushwant Singh’ In Khushwant Singh’s Book of Unforgettable Women, India’s most widely-read and irreverent author and columnist profiles some of many. Though I Am Nothing To Look At, It Is Women Who Have Sought My Company More Than I Have Sought Theirs. Khushwant Singh In Khushwant Singh S Book . Read “Khushwant Singh’s Book of Unforgettable Women” by Khushwant Singh with Rakuten Kobo. “Though I am nothing to look at, it is women who have.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us khushwany the problem. Return to Book Page. In this book, Khushwant Singh profiles women who have played important roles in his life as well as his fiction.

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Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. May 20, Surabhi Nijhawan rated it really liked it.

A very interesting read. Singh keeps it short and crisp, highlighting the details. This is one of those books that amuse you and entertain you. Unforgettable women can be revisited multiple times. Jul 12, Sara Khan rated it liked it. P an interesting read despite the occasional ‘over indulgence’ with a singular theme: Jul 21, Ananyo rated it liked it.

This was my first experience with Khushwant Singh’s writing. Although extremely well written, there are several issues with this book. Approximately half of the accounts in the book are of real life women whom Singh had met and interacted with, and the remaining are taken from his stories and novels.


The first problem is with signh latter part. While those characters wimen complete fleshed out ones in the novel or the story, the editor has done an extremely shoddy job at editing and compiling them This was my first experience with Khushwant Singh’s writing.


While those characters are complete fleshed out ones in the novel or the story, the editor has done an extremely shoddy job at editing and compiling them into this collection.

The second problem is with the former half. Singh may have found his interactions with some not all of those women unforgettable, but his narration of said account barely leaves a mark on the reader.

I felt some accounts could have been told better. Singh’s over-indulgence with sex and sexual motifs can get on your nerves. The only saving grace is Singh’s flair for writing, which keeps you glued to the book even unforgettaable what he’s saying isn’t very interesting.

Jul 10, Suman Das rated it it was ok. Aug 13, Autumn Leaf rated it did not like it Shelves: I would have given one or two more stars to this book if I hadn’t read the last anecdote ‘Georgine’. Feb 12, Kanika Bedi Chopra rated it liked it. I had a nice time reading this one. Its a compilation of several stories only wishing some stories were ended unfrogettable a better manner as their endings seemed a little blunt.

Apr 28, Shalini rated it really liked it Shelves: Pretty interesting to read about different women. Young, old, poor, important, remarkable, ordinary, Indian, black, hijra and even a ghost. I like the way Khushwant Singh writes about women. He is respectful and he understands that women are sexual creatures too.

Reading some parts, I was weirded out, cause he really did seem like a dirty sinbh man especially the last story with Georgine But I guess that is why he is Khushwant Singh. Jun 03, Manish Malik rated it liked it Shelves: Amrita Sher-gil was a narcissist and a nymphomaniac,and only if one could write like this today, his women are real, but are they? Sep 01, Mohsin Hussain rated it it was amazing.

I must admit that this book is like a tale of epics in itself. With so many unfprgettable characters, both fiction as well as real ingeniously woven on its pages, I could do nothing, except let Mr. Singh guide me to the world where exciting encounters were more than just an occasional fling. Sep 01, Shashi bhushan rated it it was ok. Jul 08, Robin rated it did not like it Shelves: Other than first portrayal, of his grandmother, tedious.


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Khushwant Singh’s Book of Unforgettable Women

Singh’s weekly column, “With Malice towards One and All”, carried by several Indian newspapers, was among the most widely-read columns in the country. An important post-colonial novelist writing in English, Singh is best known for his trenchant secularism, his humor, and an abiding love domen poetry.

His comparisons of social and behavioral characteristics of Westerners and Indians are laced with acid wit. Books by Khushwant Singh. Trivia About Khushwant Singh’s No trivia or quizzes yet. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.