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The author of the book: Ruskin Bond
Edition: Penguin
Date of issue: July 27th 2016
ISBN: 0140236910
ISBN 13: 9780140236910
Language: English
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Rain In The Mountains: Notes From The Himalayas is a collection of semi-autobiographical writings of the eminent writer Ruskin Bond about his life at home in Mussoorie.

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Rain In The Mountains: Notes From The Himalayas brings together some of Ruskin Bond’s most beautiful works from his years spent at the foothills of the Himalayas in the town of Mussoorie.

These are musings on his natural habitat, scenes from his daily life, in both prose and poetry. Though written in a simple language, they manage to create vivid imagery and capture the essence of mountain life. Some of his writings that are featured in the book are Once Upon A Mountain Time, Sounds I Like To Hear, How Far Is The River, and After The Monsoon.

Rain In The Mountains: Notes From The Himalayas covers the everyday life of the author with descriptive words and lucid writing.


CONTENTS
SECTION I - ONCE UPON A MOUNTAIN TIME

Once Upon A Mountain Time
Voting at Barlowganj
Miss Bun and Others
A Station for Scandal
It Must be the Mountains (Play)


SECTION II - MOUNTAINS IN MY BLOOD

How Far is the River
Four Boys on a Glacier
Growing up with Trees
Mountains in my Blood
A Mountain Stream
A Lime Tree in the Hills
A New Flower
The Joy of Flower
Sounds I like to Hear
Dragon in the Tunnel
Hill of the Fairies
The Open Road
These I Have Loved
A Dream of Gardens
A Sweet Savour
Great Trees I Have Known
Picninc at Fox-Burn
A Wayside Teashop
All About my Walkabouts
Great Spirits of the Trees
Birdsong in the Mountains
Meetings on the Tehri Road
Guests who Fly in from the Forest
Up at Sisters Bazaar

SECTION III - NOTES BY THE WAYSIDE

SECTION IV - MOUNTAINS ARE KIND TO WRITERS

In Search of a Winter Garden
The Old Lama
The Night Roof Blew Off
Mountains are Kind to Writers
Best of All Windows
A Knock at the Door
Sounds of the Sea
All My Writing Days
The Trail to the Bank
Where the Grass Grows Greener
Better to Have a Bird in a Bush
Coaxing a Garden from Himalyan Soil
Where Rivers Meet
After the Monsoon
The Road to Anjani Sain

SECTION V - TIME TO CLOSE THE WINDOW

Epilogue


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Ebook Rain in the Mountains: Notes from the Himalayas read Online! Ruskin Bond is an Indian author of British descent. He is considered to be an icon among Indian writers and children's authors and a top novelist.

He wrote his first novel, The Room on the Roof, when he was seventeen which won John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize in 1957. Since then he has written several novellas, over 500 short stories, as well as various essays and poems, all of which have established him as one of the best-loved and most admired chroniclers of contemporary India.

In 1992 he received the Sahitya Akademi award for English writing, for his short stories collection, "Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra", by the Sahitya Akademi, India's National Academy of Letters in India. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1999 for contributions to children's literature.

He now lives with his adopted family in Landour near Mussoorie.


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