Maharani is a riveting novel for adults, written by the celebrated Indian author, Ruskin Bond.
Summary of the Book
Ruskin Bond once again entertains his ardent fans with the story of H.H. - a humorous story set in the hills. The novel has a touch of supernatural elements and beautiful, seductive maharanis. The book presents a different perspective on the life of Jim Corbett. H.H. is a self-centred, spoilt, but beautiful wife of the Maharajah of Mastipur. She lives a lavish life - drinking, and taking and discarding lovers, among other things. She is oblivious to the outside world. H.H. has a few dogs, with Hans is their caretaker, and they all live in a huge house in Mussorie. Why is the Maharani the way she is? Discover in this brilliant piece written by the master storyteller.
About Ruskin Bond
Ruskin Bond was born Himachal Pradesh, India. He is the recipient of the most honorary Indian awards like the Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, and Sahitya Akademi Award among other honours. His contribution to children’s literature in India is specially recognized by the Indian Council for Child Education. His autobiography is Rain in the Mountains. Scenes from a Writer’s Life also talks about the young Ruskin. Some of his books are adapted as films and TV series, which have won awards. Garland of Memories, Rain in the Mountain-Notes from the Himalayas, A Face in the Dark and Other Hauntings, Vagrants in the Valley and Other Poems, and Once upon a Monsoon Time are some of his other works.
Vivid memoir of a lady as seen through pages of Ruskin's diary
Mr.Bond You disappointed us this time :(
A light read
Not Ruskin Bond-like
Light yet engrossing one from Ruskin Bond
A little vague but enjoyable