Author: Khushwant Singh
Publisher: Orient Longman
ISBN/UPC (if available): 81-250-2821-8
Khushwant Singh made his literary reputation with his very first novel, Train to Pakistan, which indeed is a powerful book. The backdrop is summer of 1947, the partition of Pakistan from India has just taken place. A moving account of India's partition, this book is also the love story of a Sikh boy and Muslim girl that bridges the age-old obyss of religious hate.