journey that Khushwant Singh has taken in fiction-writing. Train to The Company of Women relates the life-story of Mohan Kumar, the protagonist and his. Thus begins his journey of easy, unbridled sexuality in the company of some In The Company of Women, Khushwant Singh, India’s most widely read author. The Company of Women [Khushwant Singh] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Recently separated from his nagging, ill-tempered wife of.

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They would go to the ‘Har Ki Pari’ ghat to see the small floating puja lights in the ganges in the fading twilight. Jun 14, Saaida Tareen rated it liked it.

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Book extract: Khushwant Singh’s ‘The Company of Women’

After each affair ends and before the next begins, Mohan finds solace in the practiced charms of his obliging maid, Dhanno, and in the memories khudhwant his first lovers: They wore western clothes but with shiny bright red ties, and red handkerchiefs sticking out of their front pockets. Mohan’s relationship with his father, and the change in his character after his death tweaks the image of the protagonist in the minds of the readers’ as an otherwise immoral man.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. You know a really, really, bad Salman Khan movie. Convinced that singg is the true foundation of love’, he embarks on an audacious plan: He doesn’t fail to remind us this bit because every time he is about to bed some woman, she comments on how remarkably big he is down there.


I wonder if his wife was a different woman, the story would have ended thus. When Dr Malhotra examined him, he detected symptoms of TB in his lungs. Convinced snigh ‘lust is the true foundation of love’, he embarks on an audacious plan: I really cannot understand the hypocrite mind of Indian writers who want to write on a bold and taboo subject but out of fear of rejection give it such a conventional ending.

Kbushwant When you start admiring Mr Kumar for his romantic adventure, you start sympathizing him at end. I did not know what she was up to, but got her a tray of ice nevertheless. Precisely because of this reason, when looking for a suitable life partner, he concentrates on how ‘beddable’ she is.

It is difficult to have relations even with willing partners. February 1, Imprint: Also, relationship status should be no-strings-attached on both sides and Rs10, will be paid monthly for expenses.

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He started living with many women in his house, for short span of time, with each woman. His libido says caste, creed, and khushwabt no bar, sex wanted baar baar. He went to the bathroom and spat it into the basin.

People never leave us in peace even when our partner is a willing one. The Company of Women Penguin books. Even so, in the following extracts, the carping commentary sinhh Indian society and hypocrisy, the brazen views on sex, the essential loneliness of a gregarious persona, suggest that the book, in however tortuous a manner, is a window to its creator.

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His comparisons of social and behavioral characteristics of Westerners and Indians are laced with acid wit. For the westernized liberals, it is another possibility. She was beddable enough and I could teach her about the right style of living and behaviour, the difference between crystal, cut glass and plastic. Mohan moves from one relationship to another without as much even blinking an eyelid. Then he put his head on khusgwant pillow and closed his eyes.


The women invol Well, the company of women wasn’t that enjoyable. My second book after “Delhi”. If you go hungering for eroticathis is not even decent orindecent to start with! Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. And well, I did not like this book at all.

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Believe me, I have read better erotic stories on websites written by unknown authors. Unlike 50 Shades Of Grey where I end of fanning myself no pun intended, or maybe. Khushwant Singh, one of India’s most well-known and khusuwant read authors, commenced writing The Company of Women when he was eighty-three and finished at age eighty-five. She is perpetually cranky, and it seems like she was born with a long face.

He feels highly relieved after being divorced by his “nagging and ill-tempered” wife. Oct 04, Shenanigan rated it really liked it Shelves: Khushwant Singh is rich and famous.

Or was it just another collection of ideas of multiple sexual partners by a rich old man? See all 4 questions about The Company of Women….