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Can u mail me : Ruskin Bond's contribution to the literature world...

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Asked by priya sharma, 09 Jan '12 11:53 am
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Ruskin bond is the english writer who introduced many Indian words in Engligh like Maidan, pyjama, Varandah, etc !!
Answered by joyesh chakraborty, 13 Jan '12 03:24 pm

 
  
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Ruskin Bond, born 19 May 1934, is an Indian author of British descent. He is considered to be an icon among Indian writers and children's authors and a top novelist.In 1992 he received the Sahitya Akademi award for English writing, for his short stories collection, "Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra", by the Sahitya Academy, India's National Academy of Literature. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1999 for contributions to children's literature. He now lives with his adopted family in Landour near Mussoorie.
Most of Bond's writings show a very strong influence from the social life in the hill stations at the foothills of the Himalayas, where he spent his childhood. His first novel, "The Room On the Roof", was written when he was 17 and published when he was 21. It was partly based on his experiences at Dehra, in his small rented room on the roof, and his friends. The "Room On the Roof" brought him the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize in 1957. Since then he has written over three hundred short sto ...more
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 09 Jan '12 11:54 am

 
  
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I think Mr. Ataur Rehman has done a tremendous attempt at bringing to light this 'media shy genius' on this forum.
Answered by QueSera Sera, 09 Jan '12 12:10 pm

 
  
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R u all right today?:) bahki bahki baate kar rahi hai aap?
Answered by vivek singh, 09 Jan '12 11:56 am

 
  
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Http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruskin_Bond
Answered by kamal purohit, 09 Jan '12 11:54 am

 
  
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Answered by sharfaziz, 09 Jan '12 11:54 am

 
  
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