In This Delightful Collection, Ruskin Bond Introduces Us To The Dehradun He Knows Intimately And Loves Unreservedly&Mdash;The Town That He Had Spent . “In this delightful collection; Ruskin Bond introduces us to the Dehradun he knows intimately and loves unreservedly—the town that he had spent many years of. 23 Jul I just finished reading Ruskin Bond’s A Town Called Dehra, and am I charmed by it or what?!! It is such a delectable book that takes you to the.

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Mar 21, Aiswarya Menon rated it really liked it. I have heard so much dehrq him, read all such critics but have not read many of his books.

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In this memoir, Ruskin Bond has personally shared the actual photos of his friends. His photos of childhood on the cover was added bonus, as a town called dehra lets you connect with the book immediately. It also gives us glimpses of Ruskin Bond’s upbringing in genteel poverty. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra.


Dehradun has been immortalized in this book. Jun 26, Kaushal Baid rated it it was amazing.

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Tuesday, 27 January Review: Ruskin Bond A delightful read. No trivia or quizzes yet. Notify me of new comments via email. Mr Bond has always been and always will be the best writer for me.

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I am transported to a caller where life used to be much toqn Parade ground was still green, the forests of Rajpur road were not converted a town called dehra shopping malls, the roads had lesser number of vehicles. The beauty that Dehradun was and the deterioration of its natural beauty and for that matter of many other cities in India under the population pressure has been expressed by a town called dehra author in the book.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Mar 20, Surabhi rated it liked it. His stories are so intriguing that I just can’t put his books down and read them in one go. I sometimes feel sad that Dehradun is no longer the quaint, sleepy town that I grew dehrra in but the fact that Ruskin Bond has immortalized it cheers me up. I love the way how Dehradun has been described here, at par with Malgudi.

This a town called dehra uses cookies. Jun 10, Kumar Anshul rated it really liked it. A must read book. Same is about a town called dehra. A childhood in the shade of Lichi Trees — this part has 7 short memoirs or stories in which Ruskin shared his childhood memories. Published on 25 June I was realizing my dream of living by my pen, and I was doing it from a small town in north India, having turned my back on both London and New Delhi.


I almost lived in it- a wonderful experience. Excellent collection to keep. Feb 20, Gurleen Kaur rated it it was amazing.

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A Town Called Dehra (English, Paperback, Ruskin Bond)

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Evocative; wistful and witty as only Ruskin Bond can be; A Town Called Dehra is a celebration of a dearly-loved town as well as an elegy for a way of life gone extinct.