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Walking through Delhi brings Ruskin Bond face-to-face with a host of colourful characters formidable Punjabi matriarch ‘bhabiji’ of rajouri who presides over her bustling Joint family; br>
Kamla who strikes up an unlikely friendship; Frank brain of West Patel Nagar, of the curious name and curiouser life; feathered friends who have made the old city their own; and the ‘daryaganj Strangler’ who has a special affection for the city’s Publishers. In this collection of short stories that is an ode to the spirit of Delhi, Ruskin Bond captures the people and the places with warmth and humour, and brings to life the magic of the city.

About the Author

Ruskin Bond is known for his signature simplistic and witty writing style. He is the author of several bestselling short stories, novellas, collections, essays and children’s books; and has contributed a number of poems and articles to various magazines and anthologies. At the age of twenty-three, he won the prestigious John Llewellyn Rhys Prize for his first novel, The Room on the Roof. He was also the recipient of the Padma Shri in 1999, Lifetime Achievement Award by the Delhi Government in 2012, and the Padma Bhushan in 2014. Born in 1934, Ruskin Bond grew up in Jamnagar, Shimla, New Delhi and Dehradun. Apart from three years in the UK, he has spent all his life in India, and now lives in Landour, Mussoorie, with his adopted family.
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ROADS TO NEW DELHI

ROADS TO NEW DELHI

ISBN: 9789390918096
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  • ISBN: 9789390918096
  • Author: Ruskin Bond
  • Publisher: Rupa Publications India
  • Pages: 112
  • Format: Paperback

Book Description

Walking through Delhi brings Ruskin Bond face-to-face with a host of colourful characters formidable Punjabi matriarch ‘bhabiji’ of rajouri who presides over her bustling Joint family; br>
Kamla who strikes up an unlikely friendship; Frank brain of West Patel Nagar, of the curious name and curiouser life; feathered friends who have made the old city their own; and the ‘daryaganj Strangler’ who has a special affection for the city’s Publishers. In this collection of short stories that is an ode to the spirit of Delhi, Ruskin Bond captures the people and the places with warmth and humour, and brings to life the magic of the city.

About the Author

Ruskin Bond is known for his signature simplistic and witty writing style. He is the author of several bestselling short stories, novellas, collections, essays and children’s books; and has contributed a number of poems and articles to various magazines and anthologies. At the age of twenty-three, he won the prestigious John Llewellyn Rhys Prize for his first novel, The Room on the Roof. He was also the recipient of the Padma Shri in 1999, Lifetime Achievement Award by the Delhi Government in 2012, and the Padma Bhushan in 2014. Born in 1934, Ruskin Bond grew up in Jamnagar, Shimla, New Delhi and Dehradun. Apart from three years in the UK, he has spent all his life in India, and now lives in Landour, Mussoorie, with his adopted family.

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