A living legend in the world of literature Pioneer.
Predominantly set in the valley of Uttarakhand, the stories in this book are warm , intimate portraits of life in the Himalayan Foothills. Apart from the gently satirical reflection on village and small town braggart and pretty officials, The Night Train At Deoli and the other stories offer Serval affectionate account oh people who , consciously or otherwise need each other: people in love or in need of love,the awkward adolescent and the timid lover. This also features stunning vignette mourning the gradual erosion of the beauty of the hill. Animated by Ruskin Bond rare humanity and compassion ,this book is a thoroughly rewarding read