The Room on the Roof

The Room on the Roof (hardbound)

By Ruskin Bond 
Publisher: Penguin Books India
Edition: hardbound
Language: english
ISBN: 0140107835
No. of Pages: 146
Binding: hardbound

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Paperback 2014 R 183 In Stock.

Description

 

Rusty, a sixteen-year-old Anglo-Indian boy, is dissatisfied with life in the declining European community at Dehra Dun

Unhappy with the strict ways of his English guardian, Rusty runs away from home to live with Indian friends. Plunging for the first time into the dream-bright world of the bazaar, Hindu festivals and other aspects of Indian life, Rusty is enchanted...and is lost forever to the prim proprieties of the European community...

Like an Indian bazaar itself, the book is filled with the smells, sights, sounds, confusion and subtle organization of ordinary Indian life
Santha Rama Rau in the New York Times Book Review

Has a special magic of its own
Herald Tribune Book Review

Considerable charm and spontaneity
San Francisco Chronicle

Very engaging
The Guardian

Moving in its simplicity and underlying tendernessa novel of marked originality.
The Scotsman

Mr Bond is a writer of great gifts
The New Statesman

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Specification

Title: The Room on the Roof
Publisher: Penguin Books India
Author: Ruskin Bond
Edition: hardbound
Language: english
ISBN: 0140107835
No. of Pages: 146
Binding: hardbound

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