The book is a collection of 9 short stories which have been compiled by Ruskin Bond. The collection includes stories not just written by Ruskin Bond but also by other eminent authors like Arthur Conan Doyle, Alice Perrin, Bram Stoker, Rudyard Kipling, C.A. Kincaid etc.
With this list, we intend to bring to our readers 35 of the best Ruskin Bond Books. The Room on the Roof. The Blue Umbrella. The Night Train at Deoli and Other Stories. Delhi Is Not Far. A Flight of Pigeons. Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra. Angry River. Ruskin Bond Children’s Omnibus. Rusty the Boy from the Hills.
The central theme of A Song of Many Rivers by Ruskin Bond is rivers that originate in the northern part of India, in the scenic hills and mountains of Uttarakhand and Himachal. From Bhagirathi and Alaknanda to Mandakini and Suswa, Ruskin Bond quite beautifully captures the essence of these rivers.
Owls in the Family mostly revolves around the small-town life and presents before us a world long forgotten. For many of us urban dwellers, it is as good as a getaway from the chaos of city life as a short vacation.
THEME: 4/5 CHARACTERS: 3.5/5 WRITING STYLE: 4.5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5 “The Road to the Bazaar” is one of the lesser-known works of the famous author Ruskin Bond. I stumbled upon this book in the kindle unlimited section and upon seeing the cover and reading the blurb, I immediately downloaded it. This year I have had […]
Roads to Mussoorie is a nostalgic collection of incidents and stories that Ruskin Bond delightfully recollects. CONCEPT: 4/5 WRITING STYLE: 4/5 HUMOUR QUOTIENT: 3.5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5 “Roads to Mussoorie” is an ode by the famous author Ruskin Bond to his home for more than forty years – his dear city Mussoorie. The book starts with […]
SUBJECT: 4/5 CHARACTERS: 3.5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5 “Ghost Stories from the Raj” makes for an exceptional read. It is one of those reads which is sometimes perilously funny and yet other times quite creepy but at the end of the day, it sure is an entertaining read. I picked up this book from the kindle […]
CONCEPT: 4/5 WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5 RESEARCH: 3.5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5 “India is more than a land, it is an atmosphere,” says the famous author Ruskin Bond who, incidentally is also the author of “Tales and Legends from India”. In his introduction of this book, he mentions that this book is designed to give the reader […]
STORIES: 4/5 THEME: 4.5/5 WRITING STYLE: 4/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5 Ruskin Bond is a household name in India. He is a living legend and he continues to inspire millions of Indians with his stories. “The Laughing Skull” by him is a book which I recently got a chance to read and enjoyed thoroughly. The book […]
DELHI IS NOT FAR IS ONE OF RUSKIN BOND’S BEST WORKS PLOT: 4/5 CHARACTERS: 4.5/5 WRITING STYLE: 4/5 CLIMAX: 3/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5 As will be the case with most of the people who grew up in the 1990s, a major chunk of my childhood too was spent on watching Doordarshan sponsored children television programs. […]