Tales of Long Ago

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Author: Ruskin Bond

9789353335649 | PB | pp. 128 | 2019 | Rupa Publications

This is a charming collection of tales of long ago by the master. Stories in a window of escape to times and places long lost due to urbanisation.

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In this book, in an inimical way, the author takes you to small towns and villages, through mountainous passes and difficult terrain, and across resilient rivers and sparkling streams, retelling legends and lore. Read about the many legends surrounding the Yamuna and Ganga, as well as little-known rivers like the Suswa; about Bisnu, a child of nature, who is forced to move to the town of Musoourie after a bad spell of draught; and about a sprightly young girl called Bina, who along with her friends, goes on many an adventure in the hills, which turn out to be lessons in bravery and friendship.

Additional information

Author:

Ruskin Bond

ISBN:

9789353335649

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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