Kashmiri Storyteller is a collection of short, sweet stories by the famous writer Ruskin Bond. The book comprises of 11 short folktales set in the picturesque landscapes of Kashmir. There are many readers who enjoy folktales, while others admire the literary compositions of Ruskin Bond. The carefully selected folktales will definitely amuse both children and adults alike.
The protagonist, Javed Khan, shares his tales when the darkness surrounds the Kashmir valleys as the night falls, and the weather gets colder. The other characters in the book are Kamal, Sashi, Vijay, Anil and Madhu who gather around the fireplace to listen and enjoy the art of storytelling by Javed Khan. As he smokes his hookah while telling the stories, he keeps them hooked with his thrilling and enchanting stories.
The stories are fictional, based on the supernatural world, magic and involves the Kings and Princes. The book also has some of the weirdly witty fables, such as the stories of the monkey bride, the bent-up double beggar who has angered a ghost, the man who is swallowed by a mosquito and several other magical stories. The stories are intriguing, funny and at the same time entertaining, and thus it is a good company for an evening.
Get this entertaining and well illustrated collection of stories on your bookshelf. Ruskin Bond is a famous Indian author known for his short stories. The Sahitya Academy awardee has also written some famous works, such as The Room and The Roof, and A handful of Nuts. You can order online the paperback edition published by Penguin India with the ISBN-10: 0143331566 and ISBN-13: 978-0143331568.