'What is the first rule of love, and what the last?' 'How can love or friendship be good if it must end?' 'Is a book as good a companion as a person?' 'Is it sensible to love at all?' India's most beloved writer collects his own observations and those by some of his favourite authors and artists in this brilliant anthology on love, fellowship and togetherness. This is a book to gift yourself and every companion who has ever walked with you.