ISBN 9788129119193,Tales And Legends From India

Tales And Legends From India


Ruskin Bond


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9788129119193

ISBN-10 8129119196


Number of Pages 1153 Pages
Language (English)


"India is more than a land - it is an atmosphere - and this book is designed to give the reader the feel of India and recapture some of its old magic." In this anthology, Ruskin Bond does just that, by bringing together legends and folk stories from his adopted homeland, and capturing the essence of one of the world's most enigmatic countries. 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.