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When Darkness Falls and Other Stories

Book Specification

Binding Paperback
Language English
Number Of Pages 120
Author Ruskin Bond
Publisher Penguin Random House India
Isbn-10 0141006838
Isbn-13 9780141006833
Dimension 12.9*0.71*19.81

When Darkness Falls and Other Stories

Ruskin Bond's When Darkness Falls and Other Stories

When Darkness Falls And Other Stories 1st Edition is a compelling collection of Short Stories written by the award-winning Indian writer Ruskin Bond. Summary Of The Book Ruskin Bond’s When Darkness Falls And Other Stories 1st Edition emphasizes the unbound creativity of the genius. The stories consisted in this book display the traits of a master storyteller. These stories portray emotions of sadness, nostalgia, and happiness and thus provide a perfect bouquet of emotions. When Darkness Falls And Other Stories 1st Edition comprises twelve other stories besides When Darkness Falls. These are The Garden of Memories, The Family Ghost, Young Man in a Tonga, Living Without Money, The Ghost in the Garden, Monkey Trouble, Topaz, The Amorous Servant, Colonel’s Wilkie’s Good Hunting, Susanna’s Seven Husbands, The Writer’s Bar, and Return of the White Pigeon. The stories of this book present a variety of characters. There is Markham in When Darkness Falls, who is war veteran. Due to an accident, he has to Face a kind of outcast and live a lonely life. There is a happy widow Susanna in Susanna’s Seven Husbands who loves each of her seven husbands to death. There is a reckless rake, Kundan Lal, who is famous among women. Somewhere in these stories there is also a sad woman who comes back after her Death to find her husband has moved on with another love. As Bond puts himself, these stories “are about how the process of growing up has made us what we are today.” Most of the stories in this book were written a few months before the publication but several of them are set in the period of Bond’s childhood and adulthood. They have a semi-autobiographical touch and talk about the times when Bond lived in Dehra Dun with his grandmother. The stories set in Dehra Dun of the mid nineteenth century portray certain eccentric young lives. And Living Without Money is one of the stories that was written when Bond was freelancing. About Ruskin Bond Ruskin Bond is a famous Indian writer of children’s fiction who has been honored with Padma Shri for his contributions to literature. Besides When Darkness Falls And Other Stories, Ruskin Bond has authored several other books. These include The Room On The Roof, The Blue Umbrella, Our Trees Still Grow In Dehra, The Night Train At Deoli, The Panther's Moon, Potpourri, Animal Stories, The India I Love, and many more. Ruskin Bond lives in Landour near Mussoorie in an Ivy cottage with his adopted Family since 1964. May be because of this reason his various works have glimpses of the life experiences hill stations especially at the foothills of the Himalayas.               Born on 19th May 1934, Ruskin Bond is an Indian children’s fiction writer of British descent. After the sudden demise of his father, he started living with his grandmother in Dehradun since the age of ten. He completed his early Education from Bishop Cotton School in Shimla where he won various writing competitions. Though he was raised by his mother, his love for Books was initiated by his father. His father kept him surrounded with Books and made him write small descriptions of nature. He also went on hiking in the hills with his father. Ruskin Bond has been honored with numerous Awards for his contributions to children’s literature. These include the Sahitya Akademi Award and the Padma Shri.

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Why you should read When Darkness Falls and Other Stories by Ruskin Bond

This book has been written by Ruskin Bond, who has written books like A Gallery of Rascals: My Favourite Tales of Rogues, Rapscallions & Ne'er-Do-Wells,Coming Round the Mountain: In the Year of Independence,Tiger in the Tunnel,The Wind on Haunted Hill,The Great Train Journey. The books are written in Short Stories,Biographies & Autobiographies,Literature & Fiction,Anthologies category. This book is read by people who are interested in reading books in category : Short Stories. So, if you want to explore books similar to This book, you must read and buy this book.

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How long would it take for you to read When Darkness Falls and Other Stories

Depending on your reading style, this is how much time you would take to complete reading this book.

Reading Style Time To Finish The Book
Slow 24 hours
Average 12 hours
Good 8 hours
Excellent 4 hours
So if you are a Reader belonging in the Good category, and you read it daily for 1 hour, it will take you 8 days.
Note: A slow reader usually reads 100 words per minute, an average reader 200 words per minute, an average reader 300 words per minute and an excellent leader reads about 600-1000 words per minute, however the comprehension may vary.

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