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Published (first published June 6th 2008)
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Namratha
Sep 25, 2009 Namratha added it
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‘Nature doesn’t promise you anything - an after life, rewards for good behaviour, protection from enemies, wealth, happiness, progeny, all the things that humans desire and pray for. No, nature does not promise any of these things. Nature is a reward in itself.


And with that fitting introduction, Ruskin Bond takes you into his private paradise. He talks about his formative years and the influence that nature has had in shaping his thoughts and work. The book is interesting in bits and parts.

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Supriya
Apr 07, 2015 Supriya rated it it was amazing
I always feel the same when amidst the nature. But could really never express in those exact words. The way Ruskin Bond describes is just fantabulous.
Prachi Pednekar
Aug 09, 2012 Prachi Pednekar marked it as to-read
nature always tends to act in a simplest way...
Krishna N
Jan 24, 2016 Krishna N rated it it was amazing
well this was my first book which was kind of say like this book.and honestly as a wanted-to-be-artist and a somewhat nature lover i bought this book for the impression created by the cover.it happens long ago that when usually go for browsing books in a famous book shop near the city to have a change of atmosphere my eyes caught this brilliant green book and when i lifted it for curiosity i felt the texture on the cover and fell in love with that.

a typical bibliophile.i bought it few months or
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Oct 04, 2015 Siddhi Sane rated it it was amazing
I live in a city, complete with polluting cars and concrete jungles. And to mess things up even my career doesn't allow me the much wanted escape to the hills and raw nature. This might be the exact same profile of most of the city youngsters. So what do u do when u still want to relive the purest forms of mother nature?.. read this book, because its the closest you can virtually get to the real tranquility. Recommended for all nature lovers....
Swagatika Panda
Mar 02, 2015 Swagatika Panda rated it it was amazing
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Absolutely loved it! Was perfect therapy to give peace to my heart ... a pleasant and peace-giving book!
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I have learned so much from this book, a review will never do justice to the feeling! :-)
Shiv
Jun 13, 2012 Shiv rated it it was amazing
Gives you a glimpse of the infinite beauty around us told in simple stories and verse
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If the senses were given the gift of speech, this is what they would speak.
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Wonderful. How can one not love this book?
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Ruskin Bond is an Indian author of British descent. He is considered to be an icon among Indian writers and children's authors and a top novelist.

He wrote his first novel, The Room on the Roof, when he was seventeen which won John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize in 1957. Since then he has written several novellas, over 500 short stories, as well as various essays and poems, all of which have establi
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