About the Book: The Night Train at Deoli and Other Stories
The best of a lifetime of stories from a short story writer of rare distinction.
Ruskin Bonds stories are predominantly set in the beautiful hill country of Garhwal where he has made his home for the last twenty-five years. Some of these stories present people who, consciously or otherwise, need each other: people in love or in need of love, the awkward adolescent and the timid lover. Some are gently satirical studies about village and small-town braggarts and petty officials.
Several others mourn the gradual erosion of the beauty of the hills (and the gentle people who live in them) with the coming of the steel and dust and worries of modern civilization. All the stories are rewarding for their compassionate portrayal of love, loss, accomplishment, pain and struggle.
The Woman on Platform
The Coral Tree
Chach s Funeral
The Man Who Was Kipling
The Eyes Have It
The Boy who Broke The Bank
His Neighbours Wife
The Night Train at Deoli
Bus Stop, Pipalnagar
The Garlands on His Brow
A Guardian Angel
Death of a Familiar
The Prospect of Flowers
A Case for Inspector Lal
A Face in the Night
A Job Well Done
The Story of Madhu
The Cherry Tree
My Fathers Trees in Dehra
Sita and the River
Love is a Sad Song
When You Cant Climb Trees Any More
A Love of Long Ago
|Book:||Night Train At Deoli & Other Stories|
|Publisher:||Penguin Books India|
|Number of Pages:||248|
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