Kate Mosse (presenter): 'I was really grateful to have read the book. I knew very little about Sikhism. I was very interested to learn about its history and about Ranjit Singh being a contemporary of Napoleon's, with these two completely different ways of working in India and Europe . . . I think there is no doubt that the two authors are scholars, and the research here is fantastic . . . I loved the early chapters' description of the birth of Sikhism and the beauty of its texts, and it s made me want to know more . . . I also loved the fact that this book is written in Indian English - it hasn't been Americanized, and there is that sense of richness about it.' --Kate Mosse, BBC Radio 4, A Good Read
This is a story well worth telling, and Patwant Singh and Jyoti Rai do so with verve and enthusiasm --David Goodall, The Tablet
Praise for Patwant Singh's 'The Sikhs': 'A balanced, nuanced and well-documented study of a people little understood in the West' --Publishers Weekly
About the Author
Patwant Singh is one of the leading writers on India's history, politics, international affairs and environment, with the most authoritative archive on Sikh history anywhere.