Ruskin Bond A Town Called Dehra


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Ruskin Bond A Town Called Dehra
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In this delightful collection; Ruskin Bond introduces us to the Dehradun he knows intimately and loves unreservedly―the town that he had spent many years of his childhood and youth in. A town which; when he knew it; was one of pony-drawn tongas and rickshaws; a town fond of gossip but tolerant of human foibles; a town of lush lichi trees; charming winter gardens and cool streams; a small town; a sleepy town; a town called ‘Dehra’. With classic stories and poems like ‘Masterji’; ‘Growing up with Trees’and ‘A Song for Lost Friends’ and previously unpublished treasures like ‘Silver Screen’; ‘Dilaram Bazaar’ and ‘Lily of the Valley’; this anthology is replete with journal entries; extracts from the author’s memoirs and; of course; poetry; non-fiction and stories set in or inspired by Dehra. Evocative; wistful and witty as only Ruskin Bond can be; A Town Called Dehra is a celebration of a dearly-loved town as well as an elegy for a way of life gone extinct.

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Penguin India (27 September 2008)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 240 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 014306469X
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0143064695
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 140 g
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 20 x 14 x 4 cm
Country of Origin ‏ : ‎ India
Author: Ruskin Bond

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