Category: Book Review

Book Review: A Pakistani Perspective on the Partition of the Punjab

by Reginald Massey Over the past seven decades many books have been written about the creation of Pakistan, the independence of India and the traumas of Partition. The tragedies of the pillage, the massacres, the rapes and the movement of vast populations uprooted from their homes and hearths has been well documented. Unfortunately very often…

Confluence February 2019 issue

Confluence February 2019 issue Editorially Speaking Feb 2019 issue Dear readers, This issue is a special issue for us even though it was delayed for many reasons. We try very hard to release each issue on time and we thank all our writers who have sent their work on time. I am really pleased to…

MEMOIR OF A MAGNIFICENT MEDICINE MAN

Reginald Massey’s review The inhabitants of India were always reluctant to ‘cross the black waters’ but the vast British empire welcomed, indeed enticed, Indians to work in distant parts of the planet, from the Fiji islands to the West Indies, from Natal to Guiana. Hence the far flung Indian diaspora which on the whole has flourished. Mr Biswas started…

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