ISBN 9788129116499,School Times

School Times


Ruskin Bond


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9788129116499

ISBN-10 8129116499


Number of Pages 201 Pages
Language (English)


In this collection of stories, which includes a little girl waiting for her father to return from war, a Eurasian schoolboy and his finicky grandmother who detests the English, a middle-aged man who goes back to school, and a destitute lad coping with a school full of wealthy students, Ruskin Bond brings together some of the finest writing ever to capture the unforgettable years of school-life. 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 Akademi 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.