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The Rupa Book Of Ruskin Bond's Himalayan Tales

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Short stories on mountains, hills, people, animals. combines fiction and personal accounts, some poetry. beautiful collection
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Soma
Aug 12, 2014 Soma rated it it was amazing
There are two ways to tell the tales. One is the Ruskin bond way and the other is the ordinary way. This compilation of Himalayan tales is a mix of short stories, poems and essays of daily lives of people who live their entire lives in the mighty abode of Himalayas. What's enchanting and enigmatic to the world, is a daily slog for locals. Ruskin bond in his inimitable style mixes in the local folklore with the sense of adventure and resilience that's hallmark of people living in these tough moun ...more
Dayanand Prabhu
May 30, 2015 Dayanand Prabhu rated it it was amazing
got this one as a written gift from the Ruskin Bond himself when I met him in Mussorie. I finally read it after 3 years and what a treat it was.
Sayon
Aug 01, 2016 Sayon rated it it was amazing
Himalaya, the smell of rain, wet mud at your feet, butterflies and whistling thrush. The simplicity of mountain people and storytelling of Ruskin Bond. A priceless treasure.
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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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