About the Book: Landour Days
In this most unique of books, Ruskin Bond offers an intimate view of the workings of his mind, revealing his thoughts on other writers and on writing itself. Filled with warmth and gentle humour, Landour Days captures the timeless rhythm of life in the mountains and the serene wisdom of one of Indias best-loved writers.
About the Author: Ruskin Bond
Ruskin Bonds first novel, The Room on the Roof, written when he was seventeen, received the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize in 1957. Since then he has published a number of novellas, short story collections, essays and articles, poems and childrens books. He received the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1992, the Padma Shri in 1999 and the Padma Bhushan in 2014. Ruskin Bond was born in Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh, and grew up in Jamnagar, Dehradun, New Delhi and Shimla. As a young man, he spent four years in the Channel Islands and London. He returned to India in 1955 and has lived here since. He currently resides in Landour, Mussoorie, with his adopted family.