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A Town Called Dehra

A Town Called Dehra

(2008)
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In this delightful collection; Ruskin Bond introduces us to the Dehradun he knows intimately and loves unreservedly - the town that he had spent many years of his childhood and youth in. A town which; when he knew it; was one of pony-drawn tongas and rickshaws; a town fond of gossip but tolerant of human foibles; a town of lush lichi trees; charming winter gardens and cool streams; a small town; a sleepy town; a town called 'Dehra'.

With classic stories and poems like 'Masterji'; 'Growing up with Trees'and 'A Song for Lost Friends' and previously unpublished treasures like 'Silver Screen'; 'Dilaram Bazaar' and 'Lily of the Valley'; this anthology is replete with journal entries; extracts from the author's memoirs and; of course; poetry; non-fiction and stories set in or inspired by Dehra.

Evocative; wistful and witty as only Ruskin Bond can be; A Town Called Dehra is a celebration of a dearly-loved town as well as an elegy for a way of life gone extinct.

 
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Paperback Editions

September 2008 : UK Paperback
Title: A Town Called Dehra
Author(s): Ruskin Bond
ISBN: 0-14-306469-X / 978-0-14-306469-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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Kindle Editions

August 2008 : UK Kindle edition
Title: A TOWN CALLED DEHRA
Author(s): Ruskin Bond
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon UK   



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