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About The Book
Although the India of Kim is no more and the Grand Trunk Road is now a procession of trucks instead of a slow-moving caravan of horses and camels, India is still a country in which people are easily lost and quickly forgotten.
Did you know that Delhi was half its present size in the 1940s and 50s? Can you imagine a Dehradun with lush greenery, with hardly any commercial places? Do you remember steam engines or have you ever sat in a train pulled by one?
This book takes you back in time as Ruskin Bond relives his memories in timeless classics like Summertime in Old Delhi , Bhabiji s House , My Father s Trees in Dehra , creating as only he can, vignettes imbued with nostalgia. Add to these the punch of stories like A Station for Scandal , the thrill of Picnic at Fox-Burn and the surprise twist of The Eyes have It -and you have a story for every mood!
This collection of seventeen stories showcases Bond at his story-telling best.