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The Hidden Pool by Ruskin Bond, March 1, , Puffin Books edition. The Hidden Pool | Ruskin Bond's first novel for children in a whole new look! Laurie, an English boy in a small hill town in India, strikes up an. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Born in Kasauli in , Ruskin Bond grew up in The Hidden Pool - Kindle edition by Ruskin Bond. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks , note.
His first book for children The Hidden Pool www.
A Week in the Jungle is a satirical and humorous account of the huntuing trip when a young Bond goes out with his stepfather. The time before and after Independence was a period full of turbulence and despondency. People were displaced from their hometowns. The status of the Anglo-Indians ceased to be what it used to be; they were now just another minority who knew that the days of priviledge were over. Bond has written touching pieces about people who decided to stay behind; the old or helpless who had nobody to call their own in London, or those who could not financially afford to leave.
His famous novella, Flight of Pigeons, Strange Men, Strange Places, describes the period around partition and ugly scars on the face of the fair face of the earth. For both Ruskin and Maya, courage, optimism and faith were the magical mantras for survival and they fine-tuned their art around the axis of memory.
Their lives, filled with trial and tribulation, with very painful moments that changed their perfect world in the blink of an eye. These moments do not change; they only served to make them stronger, fiercer and optimistic.
Their dipped their pens with the ink of the past and with a special passion for life. Maya Angelou passed away on May 28, but has laser-burnt her name as the foremost African-American writer who effortlessly transformed her highs and lows into www. So has Ruskin Bond himself.
And today both she and Ruskin Bond an octogenarian extraordinaire have carved a special niche for themselves in the annals of modern literary history. All their major work rests on the solid edifice of Nostalgia. Maya Angelou. Danbury, Conneticut: Chelsea House Publishers, Print Cookson, Sandra.
World Literature Today Print Angelou, Maya. The Collected Autobiographies of Maya Angelou.
New York: Modern Library Edition, Gather Together in My Name. On the Pulse of Morning.
New York: Random House, Inc. A Song Flung Up to Heaven. Print Morris, Bernard.
Harvard Review 7. Bond, Ruskin. The Room on the Roof. London: Andre Deutsch, New York: Coward McCann, Ruskin was at his boarding school in Shimla and was informed about this tragedy by his teacher.
He was thoroughly heartbroken. Later, he was raised by his mother and stepfather who lived in Dehradun. He did his schooling from Bishop Cotton School in Shimla, from where he graduated in He wrote one of his first short stories, "Untouchable", at the age of sixteen in Following his high school education he went to his aunt's home in the Channel Islands U. In London, he started writing his first novel, The Room on the Roof , the semi-autobiographical story of the orphaned Anglo-Indian boy named Rusty; he did various jobs for a living.
He moved to London and worked in a photo studio while searching for a publisher. After getting it published, Bond used the advance money to pay the sea passage to Bombay and settle in Dehradun. On his youth, he said, "Sometimes I got lucky and some [work] got selected and I earned a few hundred rupees.
He edited a magazine for four years. In the s, Penguin set up in India and approached him to write some books. These two novels were published in one volume by Penguin India in Since then he has written over five hundred short stories, essays and novels, including [The Blue Umbrella], Funny Side Up, A Flight of Pigeons and more than 50 books for children. He has also published his autobiography: Scenes from a Writer's Life describes his formative years growing up in Anglo-India and very recently "Lone Wolf Dancing".
Some of his characters resemble his father, Somi, Mr.
Kapoor, Meena, caricatures like Rusty, Kishan, and some others are adjusted in the fictional world. His book for children, The Hidden Pool, is a collection of short stories.
Laurie is the son of a British engineer in India and Anil and Kamal are his Indian friends, who introduce him to the festivals, foods, and traditions of India. Laurie finds out a hidden pool in the mountains which varnishes their friendship. Hidden Pool, is the place where they swim, wrestle, and make plans a trip to a glacier at 12, feet above sea level. Ruskin Bond's another children's book, Grandfather's Private Zoo, is a collection of ten short stories that had been published at an earlier time in a various magazines and newspapers, some of these stories are written in the early s in Delhi.
Ruskin Bond presents the book in first person narration as an autobiography, only to make it authentic. He respected all religions reflected through the characters of his stories that belong to different sects, culture, and religions. Ruskin Bond regarded India and Indians superior to western civilized individuals.
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Many of his stories are direct satire on western culture and civilization. In India he found humanism whereas western people have become only a machine of amassing wealth. India is the land of fables because here in India children are fond of listening to stories related by their grandparents before going to sleep. Ruskin Bond got success as a writer for adults, and then he became interested in writing stories about children. In his introduction to The Night Train at Deoli and other Stories he writes that in the s, when he was facing all kind of problems, his stories relating to children coped with the difficult situation.The novel explores new realms with Kishen his friend.
Children do not like the restraints put on them by their elders. He begins with a dream and a gentle haunting, before taking us to an idyllic childhood in Jamnagar by the Arabian Sea, where he composed his first poem, and New Delhi in the early s, where he found material for his first short story.
His father taught English to the princesses of Jamnagar palace and Ruskin and his sister Ellen lived there till he was six. A book about books and reading, Bond begins with the first book he discovered among the bookshelf, P. If I were not a professional writer who was getting published I would still write.
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