X
Follow us on
Text Size  A-- A--A

     Top Rated :: A Gathering of Friends: My Favourite Stories


Book Title: A Gathering of Friends: My Favourite Stories
Desc:

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
Book rating:
Author rating:

Member reviews:

No Review

Author in Focus

Preeti Shenoy, née Preeti Kamath, is a painter and writer from Pune, India. During her school years Preeti studied in Kendriya Vidyalayas all o Read More...

Book of the Week

THE SECRET WISH LIST

by: PREETI SHENOY

 The book, ‘Secret Wish List’ is a fascinating story of a woman who tries to regain control of her life and fight against the matters that have made her life boring and monotonous. This story is a quest of finding the ‘true self’ and battling with the external world. Written in a detailed manner and powerful narration, this novel introduces readers to characters that a Read More...
 
Leading Online Library in Chennai © bookandborrow.com. All Rights Reserved.