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By Ruskin Bond

ISBN-10: 0143432141

ISBN-13: 9780143432142

Autobiographical sketches and tales from India's best-loved author in English. For over 4 many years now, in terms of innumerable brief tales, essays, poems and novels, Ruskin Bond has championed simplicity and quietude in lifestyles and in artwork. This choice of essays and episodes from his journals is, in his personal phrases, "a social gathering of my survival as a freelance'. The author's early forays into the literary magazines of the Fifties and '60s are defined within the first a part of the e-book, besides a few examples of his paintings on the time. The sections that persist with include extracts from an unpublished commute magazine he stored in the course of the '60s, episodes from the highways on which he used to be a common vacationer, and vignettes of lifestyles in Mussoorie, prior and current. With understated humour and compassion, Ruskin Bond documents the fascinating eccentricities of pals and neighbors (a former princess cheerfully keen about dying and disaster); the silent miracles of nature ("New moon in a pink sky'); life's little joys (the scent of onions frying) and its fleeting regrets. Nostalgic and heart-warming, jam-packed with knowledge and style, The Lamp is Lit offers a desirable glimpse into the lifetime of "our own resident Wordsworth in prose.

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