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When Darkness Falls and Other Stories

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In When Darkness Falls, Ruskin Bond emerges yet again as a master storyteller: A deceptively effortless style, an eye for the extraordinary in seemingly humdrum lives and a deep empathy with his characters??even when they belong to the supernatural realm. We meet the war veteran Markham whose deformation ends in tragedy; Susanna, the merry widow who loved each of her seven In When Darkness Falls, Ruskin Bond emerges yet again as a master storyteller: A deceptively effortless style, an eye for the extraordinary in seemingly humdrum lives and a deep empathy with his characters??even when they belong to the supernatural realm. We meet the war veteran Markham whose deformation ends in tragedy; Susanna, the merry widow who loved each of her seven husbands to death and Kundan Singh, the reckless rake whom women find irresistible. There are also fascinating stories from the author??s childhood, about the eccentric characters and memorable animals of old Dehradun. CONTENTS When Darkness Falls The Garden of Memories The Ghost of Garden Return of the White Pigeon Young Man in a Tonga The Writers Bar Topaz Susannas Seven Husbands The Amorous Servant Monkey Trouble Colonel Wilkies Good Hunting The Family Ghost Living Without Money

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In When Darkness Falls, Ruskin Bond emerges yet again as a master storyteller: A deceptively effortless style, an eye for the extraordinary in seemingly humdrum lives and a deep empathy with his characters??even when they belong to the supernatural realm. We meet the war veteran Markham whose deformation ends in tragedy; Susanna, the merry widow who loved each of her seven In When Darkness Falls, Ruskin Bond emerges yet again as a master storyteller: A deceptively effortless style, an eye for the extraordinary in seemingly humdrum lives and a deep empathy with his characters??even when they belong to the supernatural realm. We meet the war veteran Markham whose deformation ends in tragedy; Susanna, the merry widow who loved each of her seven husbands to death and Kundan Singh, the reckless rake whom women find irresistible. There are also fascinating stories from the author??s childhood, about the eccentric characters and memorable animals of old Dehradun. CONTENTS When Darkness Falls The Garden of Memories The Ghost of Garden Return of the White Pigeon Young Man in a Tonga The Writers Bar Topaz Susannas Seven Husbands The Amorous Servant Monkey Trouble Colonel Wilkies Good Hunting The Family Ghost Living Without Money
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Title When Darkness Falls and Other Stories Height 230 mm
Ruskin Bond Width
ISBN-13 9780141006833 Binding Paperback
ISBN-10 #0141006838 Spine Width
Publisher Penguin Books Australia Pages 102
Edition Availability In Stock

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