ISBN 9788129116369,Tusker Tails

Tusker Tails


Ruskin Bond


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9788129116369

ISBN-10 8129116367


Number of Pages 110 Pages
Language (English)


The bond between men and elephants has often been noted. In this new Rupa anthology, Ruskin Bond brings together marvelous adventure stories centering around the elephant by the likes of Rudyard Kipling, Jan Kinnsale, KM Eady, WG Adam, Reginald Campbell and Peggy Albrecht. He also includes his own story, 'The Elephant and the Cassowary', based on a real-life incident. Sometimes tragic, sometimes humorous and always deeply touching, this anthology is a tribute to man's friendship with a very magnificent animal. 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 Academy 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.