Ruskin Bond has lived in the Himalayan region for most of his life, and made Mussoorie his home for decades. Roads To Mussoorie is a collection of stories about the place that was his home for a long time.
Summary of the Book
Ruskin Bond?s love for Mussoorie can be seen through most of his writings. In this book, he writes about life in Mussoorie and reveals a lot of details about the place through stories of many interesting characters. The stories have realistic situations and are humorous in nature, and the writing brings the place and people alive. The author recalls fondly his travels to and from Mussoorie through the years. He also includes sketches of the life in the town, scandals, and interesting incidents of family and friends.
About Ruskin Bond
Ruskin Bond is an Indian writer of British descent. He was recognized by The Indian Council for Child Education for his role in the growth of children?s literature in India. For this, he was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1992 for his work Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1999, and again in 2014. Today, he lives with his adopted family in Landour, near Mussoorie.