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Freedom At Midnight - Dominique Lapierre Reviews

Good history book.

Mar 22, 2017 04:56 PM Read

Freedom At Midnight is very good book on Indian history and very closed about India's freedom date.This book is very lovely and must read at once if if want to know about truth story about Indian independence and division.This book totally around it.It's readability is good and can read anyone b...Read More

British Propaganda

Jan 25, 2017 08:10 PM Read

This book is yet another written through colonial tinted glasses of self righteousness and their vested thought process. Though its one of a easy reading book so I can see why it's so popular, and if it was labelled fictional, I'd give it two stars, for fictional it is, speaking of a world wh...Read More

Good book

Jan 01, 2017 06:02 PM Read

This book is a level out must for any history mate, or, so far as that is concerned, any individual who likes to scrutinize. Dominique Lapierre has a greatly strong, striking and stand-out sort of making. It is wrong to state he creates. He depicts. His portrayals of events, spots and peop...Read More

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Freedom At Midnight written by Dominique Lapierre.

Dec 14, 2016 12:19 PM Read

Hello friends, I read a very nice book in last month "Freedom At Midnight written by Dominique Lapierre". Many people like to read this book but its readability is not perfect because its language is hard for me and some points is not clear to understand. This book picture is not attractive a...Read More

Best Book About India Before Independence

Nov 18, 2016 09:45 AM Read

Story: The book is Mountbatten's version of events that led to the India's independence and partition. The book is combination of history, politics, leadership psychology, drama and much more. It gives insight on India's Pre-Independence era. You will get new perspectives about Mountbatten...Read More

The Unrevealed Truth

Nov 13, 2016 05:27 PM Read

-This book is written by a foreign writer so it is easy to understand that its readability is somehow difficult for we Indians. -At many places some strong or tough words are used that's why at many places we cannot able to understand the meanings as our English vocabulary is not that level o...Read More

Nice nice

Oct 28, 2016 08:26 PM Read (via Mobile)

The most compelling& engrossing e-book i’ve ever examine in my whole life. A ought to study for all Indian’s who wish to apprehend and rake up India’s records, right from its birth& Inception duration. People who mattered, men in the back of the battle, partition& politics, the reaso...Read More

Freedom

Sep 26, 2016 09:02 PM Read (via Mobile)

Oh goody, yet another book written through colonial tinted glasses. It's a well written, easy reading book so I can see why it's so popular, and if it was labelled fictional, I'd give it four stars, for fictional it is, speaking of a world where the British Raj and it's leaders brought civili...Read More

The Saga of Sacrifices

Feb 26, 2012 09:18 PM Read

“Freedom at Midnight” book covers historical account of India’s freedom struggle, the partition of subcontinent, and Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination. It’s written by an American and a Frenchman, Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre. “Freedom at Midnight” is considered one of the most significa...Read More

Must read

Dec 27, 2009 01:54 PM Read

It's a most important book ever written about the history of Indian independence by two foreign authors. IT depicts the even that triggered the seperation of Inida and Pakistan, and most importantly talks about the warrior of non violence and his role played to drive British out. The book por...Read More

Best history book

Nov 03, 2009 07:52 PM Read

For all those who have forgotten the minute details of the war against independence, the transition of the partition phase, here is a book that satiates your thirst for history of that era.Lappiere has done etensive research to make the book thoroughly enjoyable.Majority of the book is through t...Read More

Freedom At Midnight – Freedom Is Never Free.

Sep 09, 2009 03:42 PM Read

Freedom At Midnight – Freedom Is Never Free. Freedom at Midnight is one of my all time favorite books. A very well written book which gives an accurate account of Indian history during our Independence. This book provides large amounts of information & different viewpoints on our Indep...Read More

Tryst with Indian History

Jan 22, 2009 03:08 PM Read

The most compelling & engrossing Book i've ever read in my entire life. A must read for all Indian's who wish to understand and rake up India's History, right from its birth & Inception period. People who mattered, men behind the struggle, partition & politics, the rationale be...Read More

50% of history looked at through a coloured glass…

Mar 17, 2008 08:22 PM Read

I start this review with my usual line… As usual, the tile of my review says it all. Yes, I am talking about the famous FREEDOM AT MIDNIGHT by Dominique Lapierre and Larry Collins. This is a book that has got rave reviews and tremendous fame across the world, a book which supposedly celebrates t...Read More

Just for 5 schiling?

Mar 10, 2008 11:00 AM Read

When first I read..Freedom At Midning in the years 1991, I was very much surprised to know that just for five schilling the east India company formed..I have use Freedom At Midningt as database of Indian freedom..It give me lot of knowledge of Indian Politisians..of the time. I study on Gandh...Read More

Gandhiji -- a true Mahatma

Aug 21, 2007 08:23 PM Read

Freedom at Midnight is truly a gripping book by its authors. It raises our respect towards Gandhiji to a new greater level and justifies him being called Mahatma. The Book also describes Mountbatten, it was only through his brilliant efforts that today we regard Britsh with respect despite of th...Read More

Freedom at Midnight

May 24, 2007 10:26 PM Read

The book Freedom at Midnight is written by Dominique Lapierre & Larry Collins. Though the original edition of the book was published in 1975, what we read was the new edition published in 1997. The non-fiction book describes the events happened in the last year of the British India i.e. 1947...Read More

Freedom at midnight

Nov 18, 2006 03:05 PM Read

As a kid I always thought of what would it be like traveling in the time machine. What would I do if ever I got a chance to ride and then I answered myself that I would see the freedom struggle. Now of course I know there is no time machine but that didn’t stop me from experiencing the freedom s...Read More

History of India unveiled in a real sense!!

Nov 09, 2006 06:35 PM Read

Freedom At Midnight by Collins and LaPierre chronicles the end of the British Raj - the end of Empire on the subcontinent and the embodiment of the movement started long years before by Mahatma Gandhi. This book has an excellent and gripping narrative, is exhaustively researched and gives a vivi...Read More

History of India...Behind the Scenes!

Nov 08, 2006 04:18 AM Read

Finally got through Freedom At Midnight last weekend which is no less than an accomplishment, on my part to be specific. At the outset I'd say it's a magnum opus - the spelling errors aside. Although it read like a history book, it gives one a ringside view to what went on behind the scenes as A...Read More


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