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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The book can be efficiently commpany termed as “The Fantasies of an Old Man” who in his later years, is finding solace through his writing.

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

Coupled with humour and a compelling narration, Khushwant Singh takes us on a journey of what it means to succumb to the desires of the flesh. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. This eventually led to divorce and also made Mohan slip into sexaholic phase. Believe me, I have read better erotic stories on websites written by unknown authors.

Jun 14, Saaida Tareen rated it liked it. Aug 19, Kirti Tarang rated it it was ok. Thus begins his journey of easy, unbridled sexuality in the company of some remarkable women. And as Khushwant Singh said, an equally apt title for this book could be: I have read Train to Pakistan and Khushwang from the same author, and when I read this book, I was surprised to see the fall in quality of storytelling and imagination.

Just a humdrum account of infidelity that reaches Ekta Kapoor levels of idiocy.

The Company of Women by Khushwant Singh

Even EL James has done a better job than this! This would always give him some peace and solace. Khushwant Singh’s ‘The Company of Women’ It is unusual of an author aged 84 to churn out very contemporary prose in a manner more suited to a potboiler specialist in the prime of his career.


When the River Sleeps. But I do agree with a line from the author’s note. Also, relationship status should be no-strings-attached on both sides and Rs10, will be paid monthly for expenses. For the middle wo men like me, this story is controversy.

The Company of Women

Three Men in a Boat. His comparisons of social and behavioral characteristics of Westerners and Indians are laced with acid wit. That decided his fate. This may sound very wrong, but somewhere deep down I kind of feel he got the end he deserved. He had studied in Princeton, USA. Even for an erotic genre, it doesn’t prove to be a good book. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. To ask other readers questions about The Company of Womenplease sign up.

Jul 21, Shreya Vaid rated it it was ok. It acts as a good book as long as you try to read it as a literary effort to describe honestly what goes inside the mind of a middle-aged, lonely, and abandoned man. After fighting the disease for 2 years, he took the easiest coompany, suicide may be the most philosophical route,as said by Camus to eingh death.

Stale memories, stale imaginations and stale words. He could not shake it off.

People never leave us in peace even when our partner is a willing one. Use dmy dates from July Articles lacking sources from June All articles lacking sources Books with missing cover. Convinced that ‘lust is the true foundation of love’, he embarks on an audacious plan: See all 4 questions about The Company of Women…. I rammed into her.


Oct 04, Shenanigan rated it really liked it Shelves: There in Princeton, he had innumerable sexual affairs with all kinds of women. He believes that we are fooled into believing that the basis of a happy relationship is love, khushawnt to singu, it is all about sex. To see what kjushwant friends thought of this book, please sign up.

I saw Sue pay off the driver, open her parasol to cover her head against the midday sun and gingerly walk back into Ranjit Villa. So it happened, I only bought the book as I khushwatn a Khushwant Singh fan of 10 years in my life of a little more than 2 decades. He lived and died alone, never seeming to mind that a lot. The end is sure tragic but somehow I was expecting it as I was halfway done with the book. It shows the psychology of a single man yearning for love which he never gets.

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What I jhushwant like at all is the fact that, when Mohan gets married, he never tries to love his wife. His wife always loathing him and his father.

This has been described in the book in the form of a series of events in the life of the lead character, Mohan Kumar. But then the author has again mixed up a normal fight between husband and wife into sex-craving-maniac character.

But it’s a bad erotica.