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(Contemporary Literary Criticism)

Singh, Khushwant 1915–

Singh is an Indian novelist, historian, short story writer, essayist, journalist, and editor. His major themes are the religious traditions, moral problems, and sociopolitical tensions of Indian life. Familiar with Western culture as well as Punjabi, Singh wrote almost exclusively in English. Train to Pakistan is generally considered his major fictional work. (See also Contemporary Authors, Vols. 9-12, rev. ed.)