Covers the story of India's Partition. This title reveals links between British strategic interests - in the oil wells of the Middle East and maintaining access to its Indian Ocean territories - and partition. It shows here how the Great Gane against the Soviet Union cast a long shadow.
Narendra Singh Sarila was heir to the princely state of Sarila in central India. An ADC to Lord Mountbatten, he served in the Indian Foreign Service from 1948 to 1985. He served as India's ambassador to Spain, Brazil, Libya, Switzerland and France. He has written for various publications, including the International Herald Tribune and the Times of India.