ISBN 9788129115911,The Great Eerie Stories & Hunted House

The Great Eerie Stories & Hunted House


Ruskin Bond


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9788129115911

ISBN-10 8129115913


Number of Pages 135 Pages
Language (English)


A haunted old house, terrifying werewolf, the echoes of a heinous crime, the mark of a sinister beast... these and many more grisly tales are here in this compilation of eerie stories that will take you to unexplored territories of the unknown, the uncanny and the plain terrifying. Haunted houses are injurious to health. With few exceptions, the occupants of the houses in these stories have come to an unpleasant, sometimes messy end. Gjost resent being disturbed. They are fussy about who they must have as a neighbour. From his haunted rocking chair, Ruskin Bond takes you on a tour of some famous haunted houses in fiction that will make your skin crawl. There's Thurnley Abbey, with its terrifying midnight ap[partition; M.R. James haunted dolls's house; Hugh Walpoles sinister staircase; and the old manor houses whose haunting are investigated by Flazman Low, The Sherlock Holmes of the supernatural. And there's Bram Stoker, who gives Dracula the night off and replaces him with an equally terrifying hanging Judge. 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.