Notes From A Small Room: Signed As Essays From A Small Room

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Penguin UK, Jul 2, 2009 - Literary Collections - 184 pages
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‘It’s the simple things in life that keep us from going crazy;’ Ruskin Bond writes in this enchanting collection of essays; a celebration of the uncomplicated pleasures of a life well-lived. In ‘A Good Philosophy’ we learn of Bond’s life philosophy; or the lack of it; and ‘In Search of the Perfect Window’ we join him in meditating on the qualities of a good window and its importance to a room. Whether contemplating the sound of a tropical downpour; on the fragrance of lime trees in the Himalayas or on a year spent with his cat Suzie; Ruskin Bond transports us to a quieter; more elegant world where time moves at a gentle pace. He invites us to revel in the intricacies of life and to poke fun at its absurdities; with insight; wisdom and wit.
 

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I loved this book! It can brighten the most dreary day! Alone-ness and loneliness are not the same thing, and this book helped me see many important things about life. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
A Good Philosophy
RememberthisDay
A Lime Treein theHills
The Charm of Elephants
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Ruskin Bond, born in 1934 in a small Himalayan town, is an Indian author of British descent. He has become very popular among children and adults for his heart-warming stories about the natural and simple folk of Himalayan regions. His stories are permeated with love for nature. He has received the Sahitya Academy award as well as the Padma Shri for his contributions to children's literature.

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