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Train To Pakistan

Type: Historical Fiction

Author: Khushwant Singh
Publication Year: 1956
Country: India
Pages: 181

The novel captures the harrowing tale of the partition of India in August 1947 through the point of view of a fictional border village, Mano Majra. The book sets the tone by presenting Majra as a peaceful village inhabited by both Hindus and Muslims. Due to the announcement of the creation of Pakistan, the village sees distress as a painful civil war breaks out. Its impact is seen on each individual and the story of a Sikh boy and a Muslim girl is interwoven to depict that love is beyond any war or religion. 

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