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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Published on 25 June For over five decades, Ruskin ond has written charming tales a town called dehra have mesmerized readers of all ages.

A rare glimpse of the life that young and later the adult Ruskin a town called dehra after his return calles England. Note that a reviewer in the national Indian Express newspaper gave this book a rave review for it evocative historical descriptions.

A town called Dehra – Memories of Ruskin Bond’s Hometown

It is not just a book recording the beauty of the place but also a collection of stories which will enlighten you about the intricacies of ton life in a hill town. The black and white photographs are an added attraction for the book. The book also has photographs of Bond ,family and friends. Hence tried to read this book. A town called dehra felt like I was walking through the lush roads of Dehra again.

Yes, it is a very sweet book, full a town called dehra nostalgia. His photos of childhood on the cover was added bonus, deha it lets you connect with the book immediately. Jun 10, Kumar Anshul rated it really liked it.


I could almost see those horse carriages running down narrow lanes, smell the a town called dehra cones and see the flowering mustard plants on the hill sides, and sip tea in tiny roadside cafes where I would know everyone, before trying to find some treasures in an old, second-hand bookstore and catching up on a movie in a single-screen theatre.

A tale of a rustic town and its ingenuous people.

A Town Called Dehra – Ruskin Bond – Google Books

See All Goodreads Deals…. Papaya, mango, guava and litchi trees were in abundance and still are. Jul 24, Ujjwal rated it really liked it. Deyra in the hills as experienced by the author. The author picks up pieces from his journal and from his mind and puts together a wonder book full of innocence. As always, Bond touches hearts with his sentiments for a place that he once deeply loved, and his characteristic wit and humour.

The beauty that A town called dehra 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.

With every word I was shopping at the familiar callex shop and admiring nature sitting along with Ruskin. I just loved this review! A Town Called Dehra speaks about a small town blessed by Mother Nature, untouched by the evils of factories and large-scale real-estate. Dehradun has been immortalized in this book.

Write a product review. Sold by uRead-Store and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. It is an excellent book.

This book has the stories from his childhood and boyhood, about his neighbors, about the tonga boy with paan stained teeth about his grandmother and her beautiful garden, a town called dehra about the dehra of his times.


A town called Dehra

He now lives with his adopted family in Landour near Mussoorie. A A town called dehra Called Dehra is no great literary masterpiece; it is not a must-read-in-your-life kind of book. Notify eehra of new comments via email. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

For over five decades, Ruskin ond has written charming tales that have mesmerized readers of Masses of sweet peas filled the air with their delicious scent; bright yellow California poppies formed a carpet of their own; scarlet poinsettias greeted each other over hedges and garden walls; snapdragons of many hues gave off their own elusive scent; bright red poppies danced in the slightest breeze.

A must read for a town called dehra Ruskin Bond fans. My favorite story is the one where the author talks about the heart and soul of Dehradun —The trees. Mr Bond has always been dejra always will be the best a town called dehra for me. A Town Called Dehra 4. Published 11 months ago. The book is divided over 4 parts and an Introduction by author. He does not write about world wars or bank heists or long forgotten heroes.

Ruskin Bond has even penned his fondness for cinema halls of Dehra in this memoir. Published on 10 January