The Writer on the Hillis a comprehensive collection of Ruskin Bond's work, spanning nearly six decades. The book includes popular works like 'A Long Walk for Bina' as well as ones which aren't as well known anymore. The collection will jog the memories of die-hard Ruskin Bond fans, and do well as nostalgia-driven book. It should also interest a new generation of Bond fans.
The Writer on the Hillis a comprehensive selection of Bond’s fiction and non-fiction, both popular and little-known. In ‘Masterji’, a young man meets his old Hindi teacher on a train platform, in handcuffs. In the excerpt from The Room on the Roof, Rusty stands up to his bullying guardian. ‘Man and Leopard’ describes, in mesmerizing prose, a heart-breaking encounter between man and the wild. And, in ‘Once upon a Mountain Time’, Bond creates a charming portrait of his little patch of earth in Mussoorie. A tribute to one of the most popular and loved writers of India, The Writer on the Hillis also a celebration of the quiet, unhurried life, lived at one’s own pace. This volume will delight Bond’s fans everywhere.