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DetailsA delectable offering from a writer who not only knows how to make us laugh but also knows how to laugh at himself Playful tigers; ghosts; elephants; crows and old favourites like Uncle Ken; Miss Bun; the authors slightly eccentric grandfather and Bond himself weave in and out of the pages of this wildly eclectic; thoroughly delightful and absolutely irresistible anthology featuring previously unpublished pieces like Respect Your Breakfast and Uncle Ken Goes to Sea as well as beloved classics from Bonds books. Marked by the signature charm and subtle wit of one of Indias best-loved writers; Ruskin Bonds Book of Humour; will make even the hardened among us crack a smile. Ruskin Bond's first novel, The Room on the Roof, written when he was seventeen, received the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize in 1957. Since then he has written a number of novellas, essays, poems and children's books. He has also written over 500 short stories and articles that have appeared in magazines and anthologies. He received the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1992, the Padma Shri in 1999 and the Padma Bhushan in 2014. Ruskin Bond was born in Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh, and grew up in Jamnagar, Dehradun, New Delhi and Shimla. As a young man, he spent four years in the Channel Islands and London. He returned to India in 1955. He now lives in Landour, Mussoorie, with his adopted family.
SKU Code IBD B 222 Weight in Kg 0.1980 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780143063438 Author Name Ruskin Bond Publisher Name PENGUIN INDIA