Our trees still grow in Dehra
Fourteen Engaging Stories From One Of India'S Master Story-Tellers
Semi-Autobiographical In Nature, These Stories Span The Period From The Author'S Childhood To The Present. We Are Introduced, In A Series Of Beautifully Imagined And Crafted Cameos, To The Author'S Family, Friends, And Various Other People Who Left A Lasting Impression On Him. In Other Stories We Revisit Bond'S Beloved Garhwal Hills And The Small Towns And Villages That He Has Returned To Time And Again In His Fiction.
Together With His Well-Known Novella, A Flight Of Pigeons (Which Was Made Into The Film Junoon), Which Also Appears In This Collection, These Stories Once Again Bring Ruskin Bond'S India Vividly To Life.
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I permitted the coolie to lead me out of the station to the tonga stand. Those were
the days when everyone, including high-ranking officials, went about in tongas.
Dehra had just one taxi. I was quite happy sitting beside a rather smelly, paan-spi
The tonga-driver was waiting for her. 'I suppose I'll have to use the same tonga,'
she said. 'Whenever I need a tonga, they disappear, except for the ones with
white ponies .... When your mother gets back, tell her I want to see her. Shikar ...
It was Bansi Lal in his tonga. There were many tongas and tonga- drivers in
Dehra but Bansi was my favourite driver. He was young and handsome and he
always wore a clean white shirt and pyjamas. His pony, too, was bigger and
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a soothing delight of this story make me feel in heaven :)
our trees still grows in dehra is a story written by ruskin bond , wherein it is said that ruskin with his father lived in java but they had to escape from there because dutch and the java were going to have a war , so to be on a safe side they decided to go back to india . Where ruskin was sent to boarding school. but due to his father's illness of some time he had to live with a family . After his fathers death he had to live with his grandparents for some time. The time passed and his grandfather also passed away. so he and his grandmother went to usa for a short time. they came back to india ater some years . then ruskin started writting books and lived in a small house near a mountain. the days passed and ruskin wrote his books, but one day ruskin found a girl named bansi, everyday came somewhere near ruskin's house to pluk berries and used to share them with ruskin, slowly , they both started liking each other. but then bansi was sent to her mother very far from ruskin.
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