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    Mr. Oliver's Diary (English, Paperback, Ruskin Bond)

    Mr. Oliver's Diary  (English, Paperback, Ruskin Bond)

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    Features
    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Penguin Books India
    • ISBN: 9780143331148, 0143331140
    • Edition: 1, 2010
    • Pages: 128
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    Description

    Mr. Oliver’s Diary, authored by Ruskin Bond, is one of the delightful books written by him for children.

    Summary of the Book

    Mr. Oliver is a history teacher who comes to Simla with a gang of young boys to begin a new term at the Prep school. Not a single day goes by without Mr. Oliver having something to chronicle in his diary. He pens about the missing headmaster, boys who are extremely good at jokes and pranks, the girls’ school next door, a lovely lady called Anjali Ramola, a fire that breaks out one day, a hungry leopard and over a hundred frogs on the loose! All of these events are enough to create a ceaseless laugh riot! Let a copy of Mr. Oliver’s Diary find a warm place on your bookshelves.

    About Ruskin Bond

    Ruskin Bond was born Himachal Pradesh, India. He is the recipient of the most honorary Indian awards like he Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, and Sahitya Akademi Award among others. His contribution to children’s literature in India is specially recognized by the Indian Council for Child Education. His excellent autobiography is called Rain in the Mountains, and 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.

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      • PUFFIN
    • Publication Year
      • 2010
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      • Ruskin Bond
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      • 128
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    Uncle Ken and Rusty are better

    I am a Ruskin Bond fan. However, I can not deny that this Mr. Oliver is not as interesting as Uncle Ken or Rusty. Everything which is bond specific is in the book. Old world's charm, innocence, fun, pranks, sarcasm. However, Mr. Oliver's characters is of such a sad ass fellow, that the melancholy of the characters sucks up the fun, which is trademark bond. Still, its fun to read.
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    Paritosh Ranjan

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    Mind-blowing purchase

    Little Brother needed it for some kind of School Assignment. Can't say how the content of the book is but service was quick and I got what I needed.
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    Zubair Zahoor

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    22 Feb, 2017

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    Just wow!

    This is my first RB's book and I loved it. He entered into the list of my favorite authors and definitely steps up to the superiority by his books I'm about to read
    The narration was far better than many of the Indian writers I have read..
    About the plot: humour mixed with innocence from school kids let their teacher suffer and enjoy.. funny and intrigue to read! Go for it
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    sai chand

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    4 Dec, 2016

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    must read (y)

    a must read book of Bond.... one would never feel bore reading this book again n again... hilarious, simple, touching... a superb blend of every such elements that makes u laugh loud as well as touches your heart... my 6th standard student started reading sir Bond's stories with this book and is completely taken away... his rack is now full of Ruskin Bonds' books...
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    Moumita Ghosh

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    Good Book

    It's interesting,funny,heart=warming
    the ulimate all in One.
    this book has great stories that actually makes you feel the story.
    i have read the book and my fav. story is "the tiger" (or thats what its called...) its about a boy being stuck in the house with a tiger that has come close to his house and soon the tiger enters the house !!! its real exciting.... i really feel you should have this book. i loved it hope you'll too ......
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    Tripti Singh

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    13 Nov, 2014

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    Awesome Book!!!

    Die-hard fan of Ruskin Bond. This is simply a wonderful book,fun reading it.
    Loving characters,lots of sarcasm.This is one the books which I would like to read again and again.
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    udaya Bhanu

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    30 Dec, 2013

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    Awesomeee book

    I love Ruskin Bond books and I'm sure this is one of the best.I just got stuck to the book when i started it and finished it the same day. I have read many rb. I love the humour and the way he has written it. i dont know why its not very famous bcs i find this his best book till now. I wish he had written some continuation. as always flipkart fulfills more than it promises
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    30 Mar, 2013

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