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The Wise Parrot by Ruskin Bond
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Jun 07, 2017

it was amazing

Ruskin Bond means a piece of open sky.
Ruskin Bond means stars gazing at you- their lights twinkling, smiling at you.
Ruskin Bond means bells chiming at a distant castle- only you can hear the sound, faint but melodious.
Ruskin Bond means long forgotten childhood of you and me.
When I read him- I don’t know why- smiling face of a man signing autographs on Mussoorie Cambridge Book Depot crosses my mind-surprisingly, the face of the man is like Santa. His writing always reminds me-that I, too had a childhood!
His writing is well of happiness- like the protagonist of his story who searched for well of life. The difference is after getting the well of life-the world deserted the man and the man still roams round , even today cursing his life and begging the blessing of death- and after finding this well of happiness- you will be ....happy.
Just like the African boy who for the first time experienced ice.....and said-‘ice is’
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June 7, 2017 – Shelved

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