Books by Ruskin Bond - Informative & researched article on Books by Ruskin Bond
 Indianetzone: Largest Free Encyclopedia of India with thousand of articlesIndian Literature


in  
 Art & Culture|Entertainment|Health|Reference|Sports|Society|Travel
Forum  | Free E-magazine  | RSS Feeds  
History of India|Indian Temples|Indian Museums|Indian Literature|Geography of India|Flora & Fauna|Indian Purans|Indian Philosophy|Indian Administration|Indian Languages|Education
Home > Reference > Indian Literature > Indian Novels > Indian English Novels > Books by Ruskin Bond
Books by Ruskin Bond
Books by Ruskin Bond are stuffed with the personal experiences of the author. Most of his writings show a strong influence of society.
 
More on Books by Ruskin Bond (2 Articles)
 Books by Ruskin BondBooks by Ruskin Bond mostly deal with the contemporary India .India of his time remains the central theme of his writings. These are the authentic representations of the socio-political crosscurrents in the then India. Bond`s characters often belong to the huge concourse of the common people. Pubescent passion is the theme, which he successfully handled in his books. Moreover in some of his masterpieces Ruskin Bond, with a rare mastery has etched out the pristine freshness of nature as is found in the laps of the Himalayas, his native place.

Bond`s literary style
Bond`s most writings show the influence of the social life of the hilly life of Himalaya`s foot hills. He spent his childhood in that region. His literary style is different in the way that it tries to make its readers understood the landscape through carefully chosen words. While going through his text his awesome description of flora and fauna captivates the attraction of the readers.

In the span of his writing career covering thirty five years, he wrote hundred short stories, essays, novels and more than thirty books for children. Three collections of short stories, The Night Train at Deoli, Time Stops at Shamli and Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra have been published through Penguin India. He has edited two anthologies too named The Penguin Book of Indian Ghost Stories and The Penguin Book of Indian Railway Stories. Bonds writing are greatly influenced by the hills, and the valley of Dehradun.

The Room on the Roof was written when he was seventeen years old. This book has won John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize in 1957. This novel was published in collaboration with another novel named Vagrants in the Valley in the year 1993. The Night Train at Deoli and Other Stories is the depiction of India in all its original and antique glory. Time Stops at Shamli Set in the charming freshness of the foothills of the Himalayas, the novel Time Stops at Shamli, is concerned about the adolescent love story, which adds a soothing effect to the entire novel. Rain in the Mountains was also much acclaimed. His book Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra brought him the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1992. Bond also got 1999 Padma Shri Award for children`s literature.

(Last Updated on : 09/12/2013)
More Articles in Indian English Novels  (50)
Recently Updated Articles in Indian Literature
Madan Mohan Tarkalankar
Madan Mohan Tarkalankar was a famous Bengali poet who mainly composed books which grasped the interest of children and youngsters.
Suj Tilla West Peak
Suj Tilla West is a mountain peak situated in Pithoragarh district, Uttarakhand. It lies in the Kumaun Himalaya range and has an elevation of 6,373 m.
Vedas
Vedas are the ancient texts of India. These are said to contain the eternal truths revealed by the Gods to the great ancient Rishis of India.
Rig Veda
Rig Veda is the most ancient work of Indian Literature. It is important not only from the religious and literary perspective but also from the historical standpoint as it provides insight into life in the Vedic times.
Atharva Veda
Atharva Veda is an ancient Vedic text significant from the point of view of knowing the history of science in India.
E-mail this Article | Post a Comment
Forum
Forum on Indian Literature
Free E-magazine
Subscribe to Free E-Magazine on Reference
 
 
Books by Ruskin Bond - Informative & researched article on Books by Ruskin Bond
Sitemap
Contact Us   |   RSS Feeds
Copyright © 2008 Jupiter Infomedia Ltd. All rights reserved including the right to reproduce the contents in whole or in part in any form or medium without the express written permission of
Jupiter Infomedia Ltd.