Himayan Tales (The Rupa Book of Ruskin Bond's )

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Item Code: NAF438
Author: Ruskin Bond
Publisher: Rupa Publication Pvt. Ltd.
Language: English
Edition: 2003
ISBN: 9788129101440
Pages: 144
Cover: Paperback
Other Details 8.0 Inch x 5.0 Inch
Weight 150 gm
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About the Book

The Rupa Book of Ruskin Bond’s Himalayan Tales is a collection of short stories, essays and poems around the theme of hills. Bond's unique style has, over the decades, become a tribute to life in the hills. With his keen spirit of observation as he sets his eyes upon people, places, animals and nature, Ruskin Bond deftly captures the mystery and joy of inhabiting a rich natural environment. The haikus and poems interspersed with the stories make for delightful reading. With this compelling blend of fiction and non-fiction, Ruskin Bond treats us to another endearing Rupa selection.

 

About the Author

Ruskin Bond’s first novel, the room on the Roof, written when he was seventeen, won the john Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize in 1957. Since then he has written several novellas (including Vagrants in the Valley, A Flight of Pigeons and Delhi is not Far), essays, poems and children’s books. He has also written over five hundred short stories and articles, which have appeared in a number of magazines and anthologies. He received the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1993 for our trees still Grow in Dehra, a collection of short stories, and the Padma shri in 1999.

 

Contents

 

1 On Wings of Sleep 1
2 The wind on Haunted Hill 3
3 Mother Hill 10
4 The Whitling Schoolboy 13
5 Song of the Whistling Thrush 14
6 The Night the Roof Blew Off 19
7 The Cherry Tree 24
8 From the Pool to the Glacier 32
9 The Last Truck Ride 60
10 A walk Through Garhwal 69
11 Haikus and other short verses 81
12 A Long walk for Bin 84
13 These simple Things 112
14 Mussoorie's Landour Bazar 114
15 The Old Lama 122
15 Visitors from the Forest 126
16 A Bouquet of Love 130

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