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Brought vast history into sharp focus, without missing a beat. Became a bit slow towards the later part. Too much emphasis on Jawaharlal and Edwina's affair. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Hemant Desai
Excellent narrative of a traumatic period in the history of India providing a better understanding of the country today as well as another chapter in the decline of the British... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Gil Silva
At last, a history of the partition of India in 1947 that reads well, treats heroes and villains with a steady hand and is a totally clear writing. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Clarity Driven
Heck of a book.
While centered mostly around Edwina Mountbatten, the book gives an excellent perspective of the going-ons in British India during that time. Read more
Just started reading but seems interesting - will take time as I want to understand the history alsoPublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
It's a great document of an extraordinary time.
Freedom at Midnight is still the better book
A most interesting history of the withdrawal of England from India and the tragedies that followed with the partition of Pakistan - East and West. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Graham W Lloyd