The beauty of Bond’s suspense genre is the way he describes the simple, day to day mundane lives of the people of Dehradun spiced up with a tinge of spook around them. Whether it is the dead coming back alive or the ferocious beasts entering the city from nowhere and creating a rampage all over, you have everything in these seven small stories to keep you hooked till you finish the book and put it down and wonder in awe and surprise.
An unforgettable meeting with my favorite author, Ruskin Bond, is among one of my fondest memories. I was stupefying experience for me which I recreate today, once again, after 9 years.
This is what I would be doing for the next 21 days of national lockdown. What is your plan for the days to come? A shoutout to all book lovers!