Winner of prestigious Sahitya Akademi award for English story collection. Ruskin Bond, the great story writer, has written some of the best stories for this collection. He has some memoirs of the Dehra where he grew up as writer and stories woven around it.
Set in 1857, Kabootaron Ki Udaan is a translation of the famous novel written by Ruskin. It is a story of Ruth Labadoor reaching to her relatives with the help of Hindu and Muslim friends. A story so interesting that a famous film director couldn’t resist making a film of this story. A classic from Ruskin and a must-read.
Author Ruskin Bond recalls his childhood days growing up in the palace and fondly remembers his days visiting his grandmother's house, in this biographical sketch.
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