A lot has been written about ruskin bond, our very own indian writer, whose writing s span over 50 years his versatile, original and elegant style of writing has made him a favourite to readers around the world despite bond's british background, he writes about india as an insider's perspective. Beloved children's author ruskin bond's autobiography, 'lone fox dancing: my autobiography' has been awarded this year's atta galatta-bangalore literature festival book prize in the non. A record of times gone by, writes ruskin bond in the introduction to his unputdownable autobiography as it brings to life an era that is being fast forgotten.
Ruskin bond biography - ruskin bond is an eminent contemporary indian writer of british descent he prolifically authored inspiring children's books and was awarded the sahitya akademi award to honor his work of literature. Ruskin bond's autobiography was his birthday gift to his readers in the month of june lone fox dancing, documents his life- in boarding school, england and his return to india. Ruskin bond turns 83 known as the indian william wordsworth, ruskin bond's wide range of short stories, novels, essays and poems have inspired many budding writers for the past many decades the padma shri and padma bhushan awardee is known especially for his works of children's literature and he has often revealed that his lonely childhood. Ruskin bond, writer: junoon ruskin bond was born on may 19, 1934 in kasauli, punjab, british india he is a writer and actor, known for junoon (1979), the blue umbrella (2005) and seven sins forgiven (2011.
Ruskin bond was born in kasauli in 1934, and grew up in jamnagar, dehradun, new delhi and shimla helived in england-in jersey and london-for four years, returning to india in 1955 he is the author of overa hundred novellas, short-story collections, non-fiction books and collections of poetry. Ruskin bond biography ruskin bond is an indian author of british descent who now lives with his adopted family in landour, near mussoorie in 1992, he received the. Biography: ruskin bond, (born 19 may 1934) is an indian author of british descent in 1992, he received the sahitya akademi award for his short story collection, our trees still grow in dehra.
New delhi, june 16: after enthralling readers for 60 long years with over a hundred novellas, short story collections, non-fiction and poetry, author ruskin bond now gifts his fans an autobiography — the longest book ever written by him. The book will include anecdotes from writer's personal life as well as his bond with his adopted family in mussoorie new delhi: from being a curious kid to penning popular children's stories. Cover of ruskin bond's autobiography (photo: speaking tiger /altered by the quint) as i settle down to read mr bond's book (mailed to me a few days before i am supposed to interview him), i.
From a less than idyllic childhood to a writer on the hill, ruskin bond shares the secrets of his journey to readers who have followed his every word, ruskin bond's autobiography won't be much. I did not want the book to end is what i have to say after completing ruskin bond's lone fox dancing, my autobiography enamoured of his writing skills, i have always enjoyed reading ruskin bond, but his endearing autobiography, which allows readers to get further up close with the author, weaves. I'm still 18th century: ruskin bond - ruskin bond, among the most beloved writers in the country, tells gargi gupta that he eschews technology, and writes in longhand.
Ruskin bond to me, is the quintessential writer who enthralls with each and every book of his the charm lies in his lucid writing, non-complex plots but the manner in which he wields his pen is worthy of praise. Ruskin bond, considered as one of the greatest indian authors was born on 19 may 1934 in kasauli, india to anglo-indian parents his writing prowess has won him fame, honours and a number of. Ruskin bond's autobiography in penguin's independence list scenes from a writer's life, the autobiography of eminent english author ruskin bond will be published in september this year as part of penguin india's 50 years of independence series.