The Room on the Roof

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Penguin Books, 1988 - Fiction - 146 pages
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Unhappy with the strict ways of his English guardian, Rusty runs away from home to live with Indian friends. Plunging for the first time into the dream-bright world of the bazaar, Hindu festivals and other aspects of Indian life, Rusty is enchanted.

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User Review  - chickletta - LibraryThing

one of the earliest Ruskin Bond books i read and enjoyed. i thought Bond did a great job of expressing adolescent angst and coupling it with the motif of first love, concepts that more than made sense to a fourteen year old me. muchly recommended. Read full review

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Ruskin Bond, born in 1934 in a small Himalayan town, is an Indian author of British descent. He has become very popular among children and adults for his heart-warming stories about the natural and simple folk of Himalayan regions. His stories are permeated with love for nature. He has received the Sahitya Academy Award as well as the Padma Shri for his contribution to children's literature.

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