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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At first I told my wife that I wasn't well, and that I would sleep on the veranda.
Then I told her that there was someone after our cows, and that I would have to
keep an eye on them at night. Bippin and I slept in the cow house. 'My wife would
Lala Ramjimal's family consisted of himself, his wife, mother, aunt and sister. It
was a house of women, and our unexpected arrival hadn't changed that. It must
indeed have been a test of Lala's strength and patience, with twelve near-
As soon as I have your consent, I propose to marry Khurshid, and will give her a
wife's portion.' 'But how can you do that?' asked Mother. 'You have a wife already.
' 'Well, what is there to prevent me having more wives than one? Our law allows ...
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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.
The BentDouble Beggar
Coming Home to Dehra
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