Ruskin Bond
Ruskin Bond
About Author
Ruskin Bond is an Indian author of British descent.He is considered to be an icon among Indian writers and childrens authors and a top novelist.
He wrote his fiRead More
Ruskin Bond is an Indian author of British descent.He is considered to be an icon among Indian writers and childrens authors and a top novelist.
He wrote his first novel, The Room on the Roof, when he was seventeen which won John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize in 1957.
Since then he has written several novellas, over 500 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.
In 1992 he received the Sahitya Akademi award for English writing, for his short stories collection, Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra, by the Sahitya Akademi, Indias National Academy of Letters in India. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1999 for contributions to childrens literature.
He now lives with his adopted family in Landour near Mussoorie.Read Less
Books by Ruskin Bond
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