|No of pages||170|
|Book Publisher||Rupa Publications India|
|Published Date||01 Jan 2000|
Author : Ruskin Bond90 Books
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 established him as one of the best-loved and most admired chroniclers of contemporary India.
In 1992 he received the Sahitya Akademie award for English writing, for his short stories collection, "Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra", by the Sahitya Akademie, India's National Academy of Letters in India. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1999 for contributions to children's literature. He now lives with his adopted family in Landor near Mussoorie.
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From travel, suspense, crime, haunted houses, wicked and adventure stories from different periods and places all over the world, Ruskin Bond, our anthologizer par excellence, now shifts his focus.
In a world rent apart with excitement - good and bad -this anthology brings together stories to restore one's faith in the goodness of human nature, stories that symbolize the healing, therapeutic and rejuvenating effect that literature can have.
These are stories that return to you, again and again, over the years. They will always bring you something: warmth, hope, and the joie de vivre so important in our everyday lives.