The Road to the Bazaar


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Author: Ruskin Bond

9788171673629 | PB | pp. 128 | 1993 | Rupa Publications

This is a charming collection of tales set in the author’s beloved Dehradun. In one of the stories the children visit the Bazaar to get some yummy treats.

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Set in the author’s beloved Dehradun, this is a delightful collection of short stories that bring to life the amusing exploits of Suraj, Ranji, Koki and their friends, as they grow up in the small hillside town of North India. Here he etches out the everyday incidents that shape their lives: there is Mukesh’s visit to the Delhi zoo which inspires him to start his own, Koki’s beetle race against Bhim and Ranji that results in an unexpected winnerand Suraj’s great train journey which sees the forging of an unlikely friendship in a goods train.


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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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