Train to Pakistan

Train to Pakistan

Book - 1981
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Publisher: New York : Grove Press, c1981.
ISBN: 9780802132215
Branch Call Number: KHUSH
Characteristics: 181 p. ; 18 cm.


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Jan 05, 2018

This novel is set in 1947 in a remote border village of Muslims and Sikhs who have been living together in peace for many years. A ghost train of bodies brings the horrors of Partition to this community. Well-written, this tragic story ends in some hope with the actions of one man.
A classic.

Apr 02, 2014

In March 2014 the author died at age 99. With the on-going ethnic and religious disputes in Ukraine and Sudan; and the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda in April 2014, this gripping novella offers another terrible example of our susceptibility for genocide. The main characters are finely drawn; and the intricate plot moves rapidly to an ending that is both tragic and hopeful. The author has a dry wit that relieves an otherwise depressing and shocking story.

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