The sunset club by khushwant singh

See all 16 reviews. Interwoven with this compelling human story is another chronicle — of a year in the life of India , as the country goes through the cycle of seasons, the tumult of general elections, violence, natural disasters and corruption in high places. As for the rest, the details of old age ailments,bowel movements or reminiscences of sexual escapades of yester years holds no charm for me. Interesting to read for not so young in age but not so old in thoughts people.

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Their opinions are Khushwant Singh's own. This site uses cookies. They discuss everything in that one year the chapters speak of every month, the changing seasons and the changing views of the three men — from sex to politics, to constipation and the infirmities of old age to love and the poets and poems of years gone by.

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Visit our Help Pages. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: With Lodi garden and the bench opposite it is the locus of the story, the author talks about the friends and their everyday meetings.

Where has your youth fled? No trivia or quizzes yet. Cashback will be credited as Amazon Pay balance within 15 days. Here are some Excerpts from the book. Through free and frank talks suhset friends and daily visitors to Lodhi garden, the writer gives not only a deep and sarcastic insight into the lives of old men, past and present, but also the turmoil in the sinh day society as a whole.

He doesnt not hesitate to speak on subjects people detest of talking in public. You are commenting using your WordPress.

In between he does not at all fail to make a mention of the sexual exploits of the three friends in their own words, which is very typical of Khushwant. The Sunset Club is the second book in less than six months. Boota Singhno doubt is the characterization of the author himself, and very open about his life and especially about his private life misadventures. However, I personally have decided to pretend that this revelation does not affect me, I will not give in to the incapabilities of ageing.

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Pick khushwajt book, prepare yourself to be disappointed. And every evening; at the sunset hour; they sit together on a bench in Lodhi Gardens to exchange news and views It is Khushwant Singh at his best and yet the book labours for a two star.

He used to regale me with the tales of him being revered by villagers and even had a hand carved knife which he said was a token of gratitude from a tribal coub. Since Sharma is a bachelor, Boota a widower and Baig a Muslim this holds no meaning to our members of Sunset club. Read more Read less.

They are all octogenarians and know each other since last forty years. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: He keeps track of this trio for a year, from January 26, clib January 26, If you can skip that part of the book, it gives you a good glimpse of the life of senior citizens who have been somebody in their younger days. I found she was a crowd puller much more than sinset Bollywood star," reminisced Singh who was seated in a wheelchair.

Once my neighbors were an old couple. There are lots of bodily functions and humanity.

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