The Company of Women by Khushwant Singh
This is the best-selling book written by one of India’s widely known author Khushwant Singh. The book is an enjoyable celebration of love, sex and passion.
The book talks about a millionaire businessman, Mohan Kumar who is separated recently from his wife who had been nagging him for past 13 years. He was convinced that lust is the bases of love so he decides to give a new turn to his life. He decides to advertise that he will pay any woman who is ready to share his life and bed. So Kumar’s journey of easy sex began with most amazing women he came across. Sarojini Bharadwaj enters his life as a shy and timid university professor from a small town in Haryana, who surprises Kumar with her sexual energy. Molly Gomes, a lively masseuse from Goa and then Susanthika Goonatilleke, a tiny Sri Lankan seductress. Kumar, after the end of each fling and before the beginning of the next, finds comfort in an experienced charm of his obedient maid Dhanno. He is troubled by the American Jessica Browne, to whom he submitted his virginity and Yasmeem Wanchoo, an older Pakistani woman.
In this book the famous writer Kushwant Singh writes about the passion, love and sex. The story circles around the present day ethics with a lesson on AIDS. The book has been translated into Kannda by Ravi Benagere. This book is very simply written and is easily available on Amazon.in.About the Author
Khushwant Singh was an Indian novelist, lawyer, journalist and politician. Born and raised in Hadali, Punjab, he studied law at St. Stephen's College, Delhi and King's College London. He started his career as a professional lawyer in 1938. He worked in the Department of Mass Communications of UNESCO in Paris. In 1956, he got into editorial services and started editing a newspaper called Yojana, which was an Indian government journal. He was an editor of the weekly magazine, The Illustrated Weekly from 1969-1978. He was also an editor of The Hindustan Times from 1980-1983.
As an author Singh wrote many important and famous books like, Train to Pakistan (1956), Delhi: A Novel (1990), The Company of Women (1999), Truth, Love and a Little Malice (2002), The Good, the Bad and the Ridiculous (2013), etc. His book ‘A History of the Sikhs’ is regarded as the most authoritative work on the Sikh history. Khushwant Singh was awarded Padma Bhushan in1974 (he returned it in 1984 in protest against the Operation Blue Star), Punjab Rattan Award (2006), Padma Vibhushan (2007), Sahitya academy fellowship award, (2010), Tata Literature Live! Award (2013), Fellowship of King’s College, London (2014).