Rightfully called the Queen of Hills, Mussoorie, the beautiful hill station in Dehra Dun is distinguished for its picturesque milieu, waterfalls and gardens. Lush and well-endowed with varied flora and fauna, Mussoorie is nothing short of a fairyland enchantment. Tourists from all over the world travel to this region because of the ultimate getaway it offers. But for the locals of Mussoorie, the place holds a magic of its own. It is in these valleys that Ruskin Bond found home, and in Roads to Mussoorie, he writes a poetic love-letter based on his experiences in the hill station.
In this book, Ruskin Bond introduces many interesting characters, shedding light on the life in the hills based on their day to day activities. These characters feel endearing because of their realistic description by the author. We also get to read about some of the interesting incidents and scandals that surround the quaint hill station. Ruskin Bond's simplistic yet charming writing style convinces the writer to leave it all behind and tread the roads that lead to Mussoorie.
A writer of immense talent, Ruskin Bond's name is synonymous with children's literature in India. From novels and short stories to poems, Mr. Bond has exhibited his repertoire time and again, and impressed readers across different age groups. He has made his home in the serene valleys of northern India, where most of his stories are based. Born in British India, Ruskin Bond finished his schooling in London, before returning back to the country. His most notable works include stories like Funny Side Up and The Adventures of Rusty. The writer has also been awarded the Padma Shri and a Sahitya Akademi Award.
This edition of Roads to Mussoorie has been published by Rupa Publications and comprises 125 pages. Available in paperback, the book has an ISBN 10 number of 9380070950, and an ISBN 13 number of 9789380070957. Order it online today and embark on a stupendous journey with Ruskin Bond.