The night train at Deoli and other stories

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Penguin Books, 1988 - Fiction - 245 pages
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The Best Of A Lifetime Of Stories From A Short Story Writer Of Rare Distinction.

Ruskin Bond&Rsquo;S Stories Are Predominantly Set In The Beautiful Hill Country Of Garhwal Where He Has Made His Home For The Last Twenty-Five Years. Some Of These Stories Present People Who, Consciously Or Otherwise, Need Each Other: People In Love Or In Need Of Love, The Awkward Adolescent And The Timid Lover. Some Are Gently Satirical Studies About Village And Small-Town Braggarts And Petty Officials.

Several Others Mourn The Gradual Erosion Of The Beauty Of The Hills (And The Gentle People Who Live In Them) With The Coming Of The Steel And Dust And Worries Of Modern Civilization. All The Stories Are Rewarding For Their Compassionate Portrayal Of Love, Loss, Accomplishment, Pain And Struggle.

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An excellent writer, one of my favourite!!! - Goodreads
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Book quality is good enough. Brilliant writing by Bond. Touches on all the finer things in life. Subtle writing. Enjoying it Go ahead and buy it. If you enjoyed Malgudi Days, you will enjoy Night train at Deoli and Other Stories. Read full review

Contents

The Woman on Platform 8
10
The Window
24
The Thief
38
Copyright

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About the author (1988)

Ruskin Bond is a well-known writer of fact, fiction and raconteur par excellence.

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