ISBN 9788129115959,Shikhar Stories & Great Animal Stories

Shikhar Stories & Great Animal Stories


Ruskin Bond


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2006

ISBN 9788129115959

ISBN-10 8129115956


Number of Pages 770 Pages
Language (Hindi)

Business & management

Big game hunters are others describe their encounters with man eating tigers, musth elephants, panthers, and other predator in a land still teeming with wildlife. Men sought the jungle for sport, for adventure and for the freedom that only the great forest could offer. Complete your collection of Ruskin Bond's popular Rupa anthologies with this, the lucky 12th in the series. Great Animal Stories Here are exciting tales of hair- breadth escapes and thrilling encounters in the wild - stories of man's relationships with other living creatures, furred or feathered, fierce or friendly. All the stories were written out of the writers' own experiences. From more friendly exchanges between man and beast, these stories will hold you spellbound. 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