9 Feb On a sad note, I am writing this review of ‘A Town Called Dehra’, though I was supposed to write review on ‘Special 26’ whose ticket I booked. Evocative, Wistful And Witty As Only Ruskin Bond Can Be, A Town Called Dehra Is A Celebration Of A Dearly-Loved Town As Well As An Elegy For A Way Of. 23 Aug In this delightful collection; Ruskin Bond introduces us to the Dehradun he knows intimately and loves unreservedly—the town that he had.

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Dehradun has been immortalized in this book. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Anyone from Dehradun or have spent considerable time living here would love this book.

TOWN CALLED DEHRA, A – RUSKIN BOND Reviews, Summary, Story, Price, Online, Fiction, Nonfiction

Papaya, mango, guava and litchi trees were in abundance and still are. All the memories are pleasant read, but the best I think was his experience with a tonga driver Bansi. I would definitely say this: The Clockmaker’s Daughter Kate Morton.

Jun 26, Kaushal Baid rated it it was amazing.


Feb 10, Shalini rated it really liked it. A brilliant, yet simple writing. Sakshi Swarnkar rated it really liked it Mar 28, For me, reading a Ruskin Bond book is like swimming in a sea of nostalgia. Jan 23, Sachin Towh rated it it was amazing.

May 19, Divij Sood rated it it was amazing. The Dry Jane Harper. His stories are permeated with love for nature. The Other Woman Sandie Jones.

A town called Dehra

If you are a fan of Mr. Evokes life in Dehradun in the s and s, when it was a relatively small city. The Moon Sister Lucinda Riley.

The Handmaid’s Tale Margaret Atwood. Nov 21, Monica Kandhari rated it it was amazing.

Dehrq felt like I was walking through the lush roads of Dehra again. The 4 parts are as follows-: Since all the stories are based in Dehra and were written at different times, you might find some of the themes and things described repetitively, but still this book is among those that you would want to pick up on a summer afternoon after your siesta.

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

With every word I was shopping at the familiar local shop and admiring nature sitting towb with Ruskin. A Discovery of Witches Deborah Harkness. Since then he has written several novellas, over short stories, as well as various essays and poems, all of which have established him as one of the best-loved and most admired chroniclers of contemporary India.


Callde a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The book goes to highlight the innocence of the author. Jun 30, Saujanya rated it really deyra it. Normal People Sally Rooney. Jul 24, Ujjwal rated it really liked it. Bond introduces to the dehradun or dehra he knows,where he grew up. Rich People Problems Kevin Kwan.

He has become very popular among children and adults for his heart-warming stories about the natural and simple folk of Himalayan regions. Friend Request Laura Marshall. A Gentleman in Moscow Amor Towles.

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