ISBN 9788129110411,Rupa Carnival Of Terror

Rupa Carnival Of Terror


Ruskin Bond


Rupa Publications



Rupa Publications

Publication Year 2006

ISBN 9788129110411

ISBN-10 8129110415


Number of Pages 228 Pages
Language (English)


And just as I was in the act of tightening the last strap there came from the hall a low, evil chuckle, followed by the sound of stealthy movement...I was in the middle of the floor, facing the door, with my blood turning to ice. Through the chink between the door hinges I saw a shadow pass; then the door creaked a little, slowly began to open, and round it there came -the coat. Ruskin Bond's compilation of grisly tales includes stories by William Hope Hodgson, Jerome K. Jerome, A.E. Coppard, Margery Allingham, and one from Bond himself. Terrifying and sometimes gruesome, the skill with which they have been crafted is a testimony to the eternal human fascination with the macabre. About the Author One of India's finest and most popular storytellers, Ruskin Bond is the author of several bestselling novels and collections of short stories, essays and poems. These include The Room on the Roof (winner of the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize), A Flight of Pigeons, Time Stops at Shamli, Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra (winner of the Sahitya Academy Award), Rain in the Mountains, Roads to Mussoorie, and A Little Night Music. He has also, over the years, expertly compiled and edited a number of anthologies.He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1999 and the Delhi Government's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012.