Freedom At Midnight

Freedom At Midnight

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Author: Larry Collins
Dominique Lapierre/
Publisher: UBS Publishers
Year: 1999
Language: English
Pages: 500
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8125904808


A splendid book to understand the events leading to the transfer of Power in India in 1947. An absolute masterpiece of insightful reporting, this work has been described as irreplaceable. It makes an enlightened and exciting reading in the 50th year of India's independence.


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Preface to New Edition


A Race Destined to Govern and Subdue
Walk Alone, Walk Alone
Leave India to God
A Last Tattoo for the Dying Raj
An Old Man and his Shattered Dream
A Precious Little Place
Palaces and Tigers, Elephants and Jewels
A Day Cursed by the Stars
The Most Complex Divorce in History
We Will Always Remain Brothers
While the World slept
Oh Lovely Dawn of Freedom
Our People Have Gone Mad
The Greatest Migration in History
Kashmir – only Kashmir!
Two Brahmins from Poona
Let Gandhi Die
The Vengeance of Madanlal Pahwas
We Must Get Gandhi Before the Police Get Us
The Second Crucifixion

What they became