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Book Title: A Gathering of Friends: My Favourite Stories
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His tales of India are fresh yet age-old; the scents, sights and languor of the Indian scene have rarely been captured with such ease and authority…'-National Herald
'Ruskin Bond has a magnificently simple and immensely moving style, compassion and a love and reverence for life'-Indian Express
'A writer of great gifts.'- New Statesman
One of the country's foremost writers.'- Sunday Chronicle
'The country's best-loved English-language storyteller...seldom disappoints his readers... If you want the...pleasures of a good story, you can't go wrong with Bond.'- Live Mint
One of India's best-loved storytellers.'- The Hindu
The twenty-one stories in the book are the greatest pieces of fiction written by Ruskin Bond. Chosen by the author himself, from a body of work built over fifty years (starting with his award-winning first novel, The Room on the Roof, and ending with Tales of Fosterganj) this collection includes well-known masterpieces like 'The Night Train at Deoli', 'The Woman on Platform No 8', 'Rusty Plays Holi' (from The Room on the Roof), 'Angry River', 'The Blue Umbrella', 'The Eyes Have It', 'Most Beautiful', 'Panther's Moon', as well as newer stories like 'An Evening at the Savoy with H.H.' (from Maharani) and 'Dinner with Foster' (from Tales of Fosterganj). Taken together, the stories in A Gathering of Friends show why Ruskin Bond has long been regarded as one of the pillars of Indian literature. This is a book that will delight his legions of fans as well as those lucky few who are new to his fiction

Author Name: Ruskin Bond
Reference Number:5944
ISBN: 9789383064793
Number of Pages: 244
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