The Thing in the Upper Room

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Authors: Various
Edited by Ruskin Bond

9789353334888 | PB | pp. 200 | 2019 | Rupa Publications

Most of us have heard stories about haunted houses. But many do not believe. In one of the stories, the protagonist rents a haunted upper room. Finds out what happens.

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Most of us have heard stories about haunted houses. Some brave souls might also have visited one. Gloomy interiors, rickety staircases, dusty mirrors and moth-eaten furniture with cobwebs all around—apart from these, there’s hardly anything ‘haunted’ about these houses. Many people pooh-pooh the existence of actual ghosts, not realizing that the supernatural is way beyond our grasp. This is what happens with Attwater, who, disbelieving of spirits, rents a haunted room and finds out to his horror what games dark forces play! Hair-raising stories from famous masters of horror-writing are brought together in this anthology by your favourite author and ghost-hunter, Ruskin Bond. So what are you waiting for? Don’t you want to know what’s lurking around the corner?

Authors:

Various
Editor: Ruskin Bond

ISBN:

9789353334888

Binding:

Paperback

Pages:

200

Year of Publication:

2019

Publisher:

Rupa Publications

Edition:

First

Condition:

New

Country of Origin:

India

About the Editor

The editor 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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