Freedom at Midnight


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The electrifying story of India's struggle for independence, told in this classic account (first published in 1975) by two fine journalists who conducted hundreds of interviews with nearly all the surviving participants - from Mountbatten to the assassins of Mahatma Gandhi. On 14 August 1947 one-fifth of humanity claimed their independence from the greatest empire history has ever seen. But 400 million people were to find that the immediate price of freedom was partition and war, riot and murder. In this superb ...

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Mar 11, 2010

I recently inclined towards history and this book is my first and I think it made my inclination even more.


Aug 13, 2009

Freedom at Midnight

This is a spellbinding account of the times when India was partitioned. The main Characters are very well described Winston Churchill Mountbatten Gandhi andJinnah as they battled to separate Muslim And Hindu .........a story still relevant today and beautifully written

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