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Puffin Classics: Room On The Roof

Puffin Classics: Room On The Roof

60th Anniversary Edition: Hardcover, first volume in the famous Rusty series, fully coloured & illustrated gift book written by award winning author Ruskin Bond, for children and adults

Ruskin Bond
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A CLASSIC COMING-OF-AGE STORY WHICH HAS HELD GENERATIONS OF READERS SPELLBOUND
Rusty, a sixteen-year-old Anglo-Indian boy, is orphaned, and has to live with his English guardian in the claustrophobic European part in Dehra Dun. Unhappy with the strict ways of his guardian, Rusty runs away from home to live with his 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.
This special edition marks the 60th anniversary of this award-winning book, written when the author was just seventeen. Poignant, heart-warming and an absolute classic, this book is forever a joy to read.

Imprint: India Penguin

Published: Jan/2016

ISBN: 9780143332305

Length : 224 Pages

MRP : ₹399.00

Puffin Classics: Room On The Roof

60th Anniversary Edition: Hardcover, first volume in the famous Rusty series, fully coloured & illustrated gift book written by award winning author Ruskin Bond, for children and adults

Ruskin Bond

A CLASSIC COMING-OF-AGE STORY WHICH HAS HELD GENERATIONS OF READERS SPELLBOUND
Rusty, a sixteen-year-old Anglo-Indian boy, is orphaned, and has to live with his English guardian in the claustrophobic European part in Dehra Dun. Unhappy with the strict ways of his guardian, Rusty runs away from home to live with his 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.
This special edition marks the 60th anniversary of this award-winning book, written when the author was just seventeen. Poignant, heart-warming and an absolute classic, this book is forever a joy to read.

Buying Options
Paperback / Hardback
Ebooks

Ruskin Bond

Born in Kasauli in 1934, Ruskin Bond grew up in Jamnagar, Dehradun, New Delhi and Shimla. His first
novel, The Room on the Roof, which was written when he was seventeen, received the John Llewellyn Rhys
Memorial Prize in 1957. Since then he has written over 500 short stories, essays and novellas and more than
fifty books for children.

He received the Sahitya Akademi Award for English writing in India in 1992, the Padma Shri in 1999 and
the Padma Bhushan in 2014. He lives in Landour, Mussoorie, with his extended family.

90 Years of Magic: Celebrating the Best of Ruskin Bond

As we celebrate the 90th birthday of our favorite author, Ruskin Bond, we reflect on the timeless charm and gentle wisdom his stories have brought into our lives. From the misty hills of Mussoorie to the vibrant characters that leap off his pages, his tales have touched readers’ hearts for generations. Join us in honoring […]

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