"Train to Pakistan" Book Review by CalDR

"Train to Pakistan"
A review of the book "Train to Pakistan" by Khushwant Singh.
# 29571 | 841 words | 1 source | MLA | 2002 | US
Published on Aug 04, 2003 in Literature (General) , History (Asian)


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This paper examines how Khushwant Singh wrote "Train to Pakistan" in 1956 when the painful memories of 1947 Partition were still fresh and the wounds hadn't yet healed. It looks at how the book reflects the true emotions that people felt when they were forced to abandon their homes in both India and Pakistan to move north or south according to their religious beliefs. It analyzes how religion was the biggest cause of this partition and it was what forced people to give up everything they previously had including their old identities.

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APA Format

"Train to Pakistan" (2003, August 04) Retrieved October 22, 2014, from http://www.academon.com/book-review/train-to-pakistan-29571/

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""Train to Pakistan"" 04 August 2003. Web. 22 October. 2014. <http://www.academon.com/book-review/train-to-pakistan-29571/>

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