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The India I Love

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New collection of interpretive writings, excellent introduction to India
Published (first published January 1st 2005)
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Pooja Shinde
I have a same smell n taste alike author....I wish Ruskin Bond was my grandfather. :)
Aug 22, 2016 Era rated it really liked it
This review was first published on The Era I Lived In

If you’re a Ruskin Bond fan you’d be well aware how his simple writing has the poignant charm of no two sentences ever being similar. The positive attitude with a gentle yet warming sense of humor makes reading his essays and poems a joyful experience.

The best part of Bond’s poems is that they continue telling the story without ever being a slave of rhyming, effortlessly flowing like a cascading stream down the mountain slopes and always leavi
This book is a wonderful collection as memories of Bond, it flows straight from his heart. And in the same time, the book highlights the beauty and uniqueness of India, its scenic beauty. The book is stuffed with lot of quotes which became as a part of Bond's life as well as guided him at times. It flows with happiness and despair, love and pain, rich and poverty and finally ends with a cautious note about life and death.
Aug 21, 2013 Somdutta rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Rusking Bond fans, lover of nature,people who like stories about the simple things of life
Shelves: ruskin-bond
In this book, Ruskin Bond writes about his life, his experiences both in United Kingdom - where he lived for four years, and India. His simple lucid description of nature is admirable. The reader can visualize the hills, the valleys, the flora and fauna of the hills of northern India. I have never visited the hills of northern India, but my love and longing to buy a house and live for the rest of my life, deepens every time I read one of Mr Bond's books. The endearing stories about the children ...more
Apr 08, 2016 Armaan added it
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Jun 16, 2016 Nikitha rated it it was amazing
Shelves: essays
Since I've been to some places, the author depicted in this book. The way he describes the nature was simply marvellous. Its all about his association with India, and how he established as a writer in India, Inspiring and Good read actually :-)
Seema Sharma
Jul 19, 2012 Seema Sharma rated it liked it
A personal author account of Indian life experiences. It is obvious and interesting read to those who know India is amazing and makes unforgettably connected with various people with various incidents.
Oct 20, 2012 Aishwarya rated it it was amazing
a nice humourous book put together. it really creates a bond between the reader and bond....... .even the poems and haikus are nice especially the local cricket team.(ch 4)
Navi Bhati
Mar 18, 2016 Navi Bhati rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A fresh breath of mountain air....
Sweet and light reading, it's a bouquet made of gentle prose with beautiful verse strewn across the pages like tiny wild flowers.
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May 11, 2015 Swapnomoy Raha rated it it was amazing
Good one. Recommend!
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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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