Plot Summary: Maharani who drinks too much, the real story of Jim Corbett, and friendly ghosts – a magical novella from Ruskin Bond!. Melancholic, wry and full of charm, Maharani is a delightful novella about love, death and friendship. About the Author: Ruskin Bond Ruskin. – Buy Maharani: Ruskin Bond book online at best prices in India on Read Maharani: Ruskin Bond book reviews & author details and more.

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Feb 27, Ankita rated it really liked it. Hardcoverpages. The Maharaja has its own story and the way his first wife and Maharaja dies is surprising to read.

Book Review: Maharani by Ruskin Bond

I have always been curious of the lives these Maharanis lead partly also by history but this book in particular wouldn’t contribute to anything apart from Ruskin’s friendship with Neena, Maharani of Mastipur. The story starts with the bind of Toto, a monkey. Well it’s a Ruskin Bond book. It was short and sweet. As he can see there are toys in the shops lined along the way.

The Whimsy Bookworm: A Book Blog from India: Review: Maharani by Ruskin Bond

She is also a classmate of Ruskin Bond, who often disapproves her acts. Ruskin Bond would bring them to you through his words and stories. This is the story of H.

Hollow Oak is the mansion where H. Our narrator, Ruskin, does not. I really enjoyed this book. Otherwise, nothing very magical jumps out. Just a simple story that you can read along with a light mind. Since then he has written several novellas, over short stories, as well as various essays and poems, all of which have establi Ruskin Bond is an Indian author of British descent.


You are commenting using your WordPress. Jul 24, Pooja Khar rated it liked it. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The idea is to give in to the story, no matter how real or unreal it might seem. Updated December 30, Prisoner accord If Pakistan hopes to bring back to own prisons people sentenced abroad, it is even more reason to reform jail system. It is a story that stays with the reader long after the last page is turned.

Like a coloured canvas with random colourswhich consists both beautiful and ugly coloursRuskin Bond coloured this book with an array of randomly coloured characters and incedents. He introduces us to HH, the Maharani of Mastipur–hobbies, lifestyle and unique outlook on things and life.

The Maharani is a detestablethoroughly selfish woman, who has probably been dealt a tough hand by fate, yet she never does anything to come out of the drudgery. My first ruskin bond Going by the title, one can assume that the book is about a queen and rightly so. This book is simple and easy to read.

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By inserting himself hond the story, like he often does, Ruskin gives it an authority of realism. Dec 10, Priyanka rated it it was amazing. Observing her antics, often with disapproval,is her old friend Ruskin, who can never quite cut himself off from her.

The best way to read a Ruskin novel is to lie back and let the author weave the tale, so I do just that. Some say she was a murderer, while some she was a German fugitive.


She offers Ruskin sherry that was gifted to her by one of her admirers; she lives off the kindness of her lovers indulging in such gifted bottles of sherry and having mere tomatoes and cucumbers for lunch. She lives with her dogs and her caretaker, Bind, in an enormous old house in Mussoorie, taking lovers and discarding them, drinking too much, and fending off her reckless sons who are waiting hungrily for their inheritance. The other characters are mere shadows who flit around the Maharani of Mastipur.

The boy is happy maahrani chirpy and walking between the big limbs of his father, between the long strides. They all do, you know, this younger generation. She is a flamboyant widow of Maharaja of Mastipur. For instance, while I loved the way the old theatres and walking paths were described, I knew I had read them earlier in some of his other books.

Aug 13, Divya rated it liked it.

Maharaji dramatic moment is laced with humour and the reader is not burdened with a lot of emotions, though beneath the surface, there is pathos and loss of friendship. Notify me of new comments via email. Jun 21, Abhay Verma rated it liked it. Witty banter, nice characters, just not my taste at the moment though.

The real joy of reading Ruskin Bond lies in wanting to be taken by him through unchartered ruskih and territories. Her only interests in life:

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