ISBN 9788129103550,The Rupa Book Of Nightmare Tales

The Rupa Book Of Nightmare Tales


Ruskin Bond


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2004

ISBN 9788129103550

ISBN-10 8129103559


Number of Pages 191 Pages
Language (English)


The popularity of Ghosht Stories from the Raj resulted in a number of requests for more stories from this period. Ruskin Bond delved into his archives and came up with another entertaining collection of strange or nighmarish tales written by Englishmen who came to India and the East Indies in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Here are spooks, werewolves, dacoits, assassins, man eating tigers, and head hunters and in his Introduction R B tells us why those made dogs and Englishmen went out in the mid day sun and what happened to some of them. Never a dull moment and never a dull sentence in this, the eleventh of Rupa fast selling anthologies. About Author : Ruskin Bond, resident of Mussoorie, is a well known writer of fiction and a raconteur par excellence. His tales and Legends from India, Angry River, Strange Men, Strange Places, The blue umbrella. A long walk for Bina and Hanuman to the rescue are also available in Rupa paperbacks. The ruskin Bonds children omnibus has been a firm favourite with young readers for several years. Ghosht stories from the Raj. The Rupa Book of Great Animal Stories, The rupa book of trade tales of Mystery and Adventure. Contents : Introduction The Uncharted Islands Thrown Away the Mark of the Beast The Ninth Year A Man theory The white tiger The face of Bronze the dancing fakir Maza This familier of Mine The werewolf Susanna seven husbands When glister walked Si urag of the Tail A Kathi Robin Hood