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T somehow I seemed to have grown up without this essential childhood experience In my late teens I did read The Room on The Roof but I cannot really REMEMBER IT IN FACT AT A it In act at a s workshop I once attended I remember hearing a woman go on about Ruskin Bond and I could not understand her point of view Since then I believed him to be an oversell We tend to make much of the I Could Pee on This few international literary successes we have in our country and somehow Ielt he either ell in that category of uber intellectual serious Indian writers who seem to get so touted about nowadays Or alternatively I thought he might be a Chetan Bhagat like writer who proves that success as a writer is one part skill and three parts marketing But now in this moment of craven desperation or a book ix I grabbed a tiny little book Getting Granny s Glasses that completely altered my opinion of Ruskin Bond In the short story Mani s old Granny can t see any Her scratchy old glasses simply won t do and Mani s ather thinks it is time that Granny makes the two day journey down rom their village to Mussorie s eye hospital to get a new pair of glasses Granny can t go alone to Mussorie s eye hospital to get a new pair of glasses Granny can t go alone she won t tolerate Mani being left alone at home to keep an eye on things so Mani happily volunteers to accompany his spirited Granny to Mussorie Off they go with a roll of bedding a tattered umbrella to guard them rom sun and rain and a cloth shopping bag Their journey down to Mussorie is hardly uneventful They are met by boisterous mules a landslide and pouring rain but happily they reach their destination and The Rude Buay Trilogy finally Granny can see Mani s cheerful blackberry eyesuzzy hair and delight in what a good looking boy she has brought up I Kaylees Keeper (Masters of the Castle, finished the book in about 15 minuteslat and it left me so utterly satisfied I was able to sleep a wonderful sleep as one must on a summer vacation Since then I have read several of Bond s short stories and all of them leave me eeling warm and happy I think it is because it is such a relief to read such gentle writing While my husband lies beside me devouring an old and much read copy of Harry Potter so ull of excitement and adventure Rusk. R pockets and a thirst Awoken (Viridian Saga, for adventure Mani and Granny set off to buy a new pair On the way they get drenched in the rain run. In Bond shows that stories don t always needast pace magic and spells archetypical characters like a villain or a hero and violence to hold the reader rapt He makes you long Taking Flight for simplicity He makes you acheor a place where you can be so in touch with nature that is merely an extension of your being as he did in his short story The Blue Umbrella I am sure that there are some detractors who think Ruskin Bond is talking about an old India or an India that that there are some detractors who think Ruskin Bond is talking about an old India or an India that longer is And perhaps that Is True I Don T true I don t very much of the country I live in These holidays when we went to Vrindavan and Mathura I witnessed such extreme sualor and apathy that I understand why one would not understand Bond and his soft and loving descriptions of the hills and meadows springs streams and rivers But the truth is that India is not just one kind of place It is not just poor It is not just ilthy It does have beauty It does have kindness and gentility We don t see it in our cities so much We can t imagine it when we read about honour killings and some of the awful things that happen in our villages But it is there I have seen glimpses of it in my short myopic life Ruskin Bond does not ignore these essential problems of living in these different times He does write about deforestation conservation urban migration climate change greed poverty and all those topics which matter in the modern world Yet he is a compassionate writer and his characters always seem to emerge the victorious If a child is patient enough and sensitive enough then Ruskin Bond will transport them to this magical world of beauty and humanity where poverty is not something to curl your lip up at or eel sorry about but something you very NEARLY ENVY FOR ITS SIMPLICITYSO IN THE END I envy or its simplicitySo in the end I to agree with that little blurb If you have an 8 or 9 year old get them reading Ruskin Bond s short stories especially before a trip to the hills I Alan Ford (Superstrip Alan Ford Trobroj found this little anthology by Rupa on myather in law s shelf and think it is a useful and evergreen book to have on your shelf because you can read his stories anytime anywhere no matter how old you gethttpjollylittlechatterbugsblogspo. Into mules and encounter a terrible landslide Will Granny ever be able to reach the town and get herself a new pair of glass. Getting Granny's GlassesThis is an amazing short story or "Children Loved Reading It As An Adult "loved reading it as an adult DLoved it it s a sweet story n recommend it to all children to readsure they will love it I enjoyed reading the whole book It reminded me of the pasttravelling with my grandmother in a bus while reading whole book It reminded me of the pasttravelling with my grandmother in a bus while reading book In my imagination the happiness of granny seeing her grandson clearly after many years was good It s great because Mani was raised by granny since his mother died when he was one It is a simple story but made me realize to be grateful or having a better vision than most people who are visually impaired It also made me not to give up on our loved ones until they go to hospital to diagnose Maines Visible Black History for what they are suffering What a simple beautiful little storyIf you have ever been to the Himalayasthen you relive all your mountain memoriesafter reading this book Your A simple heartwarming story It s beauty lies in it s simplicity Every summer we migrate north like a tiny littlelock of birds We pack our bags with #Our Baggiest Pants Flimsiest Cottons #baggiest pants Jane Does Return flimsiest cottons bottle of sunscreen a tube of Odomos our laptops and a couple of light summer reads We landed at the Delhi airport greeted by my loving in laws Ourirst couple of days were spent laughing over lunches and dinners and vegetating in my Die Geschichte der Indianer Nordamerikas father in law s TV room When we got bored we retired to our room to pull out our books and catch up with all the lost reading time And so on the veryirst night as Little P nestled into the gap between his Dadaji s back and the bed and listened to his bedtime story Big P and I pulled out our books switched on the AC gave each other a grateful happy grin and spread ourselves out on our bed ready to sink into our ictional worlds Except I had chosen wrong A book about the nature of my soul wasn t exactly what this moment needed I was dissatisfied and after a while of tossing and turning and then trying to irritate Big P I looked at a pile of books my niece had left rom her last visit here This is how I came across a shiny new Ruskin Bond According to the blurb on the top of the book His stories are an essential part of any Indian childhood And ye. Mani’s Granny is seventy and can barely see through her old scratched glasses With only a hundred and ifty rupees in thei. ,



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