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Collected Short Stories (70 brilliant short stories from A Face in Dark The Kitemaker The Tunnel The Room of Many Colours Dust on the Mountain and 'Times Stops at Shamli by Ruskin Bond)

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Ruskin Bond's first novel, The Room on the Roof, written when he was seventeen, received the John... Read More

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Ruskin Bond's first novel, The Room on the Roof, written when he was seventeen, received the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize in 1957. Since then he has written a number of novellas, essays, poems and children's books. He has also written over 500 short stories and articles that have appeared in magazines and anthologies. He received the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1992, the Padma Shri in 1999 and the Padma Bhushan in 2014. Ruskin Bond was born in Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh, and grew up in Jamnagar, Dehradun, New Delhi and Shimla. As a young man, he spent four years in the Channel Islands and London. He returned to India in 1955. He now lives in Landour, Mussoorie, with his adopted family.Ruskin Bond wrote his first short story, 'Untouchable', at the age of sixteen, and has written memorable fiction ever since. He is famous not only for his love of the hills, but for imbuing the countryside with life and vibrancy through moving descriptions. The simple people who inhabit his stories evoke sympathy and laughter in equal measure. This wonderful collection of seventy stories, including classics like 'A Face in Dark', 'The Kitemaker', 'The Tunnel', 'The Room of Many Colours', 'Dust on the Mountain' and 'Times Stops at Shamli', is a must-have for any bookshelf.Stories ... essentially inspired from [Bond's] dreamsRuskin Bond ... in love with solitude

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Title: Collected Short Stories (70 brilliant short stories from A Face in Dark The Kitemaker The Tunnel The Room of Many Colours Dust on the Mountain and 'Times Stops at Shamli by Ruskin Bond)
Author: Ruskin Bond
SKU: BK0033918
EAN: 9780143426554
Language: English
Binding: Paperback

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