Calypso Christmas

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Author: Ruskin Bond

9789353334307 | PB | pp. 128 | 2019 | Rupa Publications

This is a collection of 8 novella’s that Ruskin Bond has written over the years. This book includes stories such as Gracie, Calypso Christmas, Panther’s Moon among others.

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Meet the enchanting and chaat-loving singer Gracie, for whom the narrator develops a one-sided affection; the delinquent youth, Sunil, with whom he forges an unlikely friendship; little Bisnu, who faces-off a man-eater that has claimed many in the village; and the lively West Indian, George. The novella is a favourite of Ruskin Bond, and this collection encompasses both humour and pathos. It also includes an excerpt from The Room on the Roof, for which Bond had won the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize. From the small towns of Mussourie and Dehradun to the teeming cities of Delhi and London, Calypso Christmas takes you to people and places you will remember long after the book is read..

Author:

Ruskin Bond

ISBN:

9789353334307

Binding:

Paperback

Pages:

128

Year of Publication:

2019

Publisher:

Rupa Publications

Edition:

First

Condition:

New

Country of Origin:

India

About the Author

The author has been writing for over sixty years, and now has over 120 titles in print—novels, collections of short stories, poetry, essays, anthologies and books for children. His first novel, The Room on the Roof, received the prestigious John Llewellyn Rhys Prize in 1957. He has also received the Padma Shri (1999), the Padma Bhushan (2014) and two awards from Sahitya Akademi—one for his short stories and another for his writings for children. In 2012, the Delhi government gave him its Lifetime Achievement Award.

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