The Company of Women

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Penguin Books India, 2003 - 296 pages
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Recently separated from his wife of thirteen years, millionaire businessman Mohan Kumar decides to reinvent his life. Convinced that 'lust is the true foundation of love', he advertises for paid lady companions to share his bed and his life. Thus begins his journey of easy, unbridled sexuality in the company of some remarkable women... This best-selling book by India's most widely read author is an endlessly entertaining celebration of love, sex and passion.

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The prose is crisp and the plot is quite interesting. - Flipkart
Disappointing especially ending. - Goodreads
A wonderful piece of writing and a great story to read. - Flipkart
The writing is truly amateurish and unimaginative. - Goodreads
very nice plot and nicely written by the author... - Goodreads
The ending is good and contains a message as well. - Flipkart

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User Review  - Twinkle - Goodreads

The company of women As always Kushwant singh's prose brilliant, entraining and enlightening. The Company of Women Read full review

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User Review  - Udaykiran Joshi - Goodreads

I was always curious to read Mr K Singh' s books especially reading after his bestseller 'Train to Pakistan' and all those satirical jokes since childhood... The controversies surrounding him had ... Read full review

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Khushwant Singh was born on February 2, 1915 in the village of Hadali in what is now the Punjab province of Pakistan. He attended St. Stephen's College in Delhi, Government College in Lahore, and King's College London. In 1947, he worked for India's ministry of external affairs and served as press officer in Ottawa and London. From 1980 to 1986, he was a member of the upper house of the Indian parliament. He was an author and journalist. His newspaper column, With Malice Towards One and All, was syndicated all over India. During his lifetime, he wrote more than 100 novels and short-story collections including Train to Pakistan, I Shall Not Hear the Nightingale, Delhi: A Novel, The Company of Women, and The Sunset Club. He also wrote a two-volume History of the Sikhs, an autobiography entitled Truth, Love and a Little Malice, and a book of biographical profiles entitled The Good, the Bad and the Ridiculous. He died on March 20, 2014 at the age of 99.

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