SUMMARY • RAJI DISCOVERS A POOL IN THE FOREST AND PLUNGES INTO IT FOR A SWIM. • THERE IS SERIOUS TROUBLE BETWEEN HIM AND SOME ONE ELSE OVER WHO HAS A RIGHT TO THE POOL. A FIGHT ENSURES. • THE FIGHT ROUND ENDS IN A DRAW. • NEXT DAY THE TWO CLAIMANTS FACE EACH OTHER ACROSS THE POOL . • THEY THROW CHALLENGES AND COUNTER CHALLENGES AT EACH OTHER. • THE BEST SOLUTION , THEY REALISE , LIES NOT IN FIGHTING EACH OTHER BUT FIGHTING TOGETHAR FOR SOMETHING.
Born on : May 19, 1934 in Kasauli, India Gender : male Genre : Children's Books, Literature & Fiction About this author : edit data
Ruskin Bond is an Indian author of British descent . He is considered to be an icon among Indian writers and children's authors and a top novelist.He wrote his first novel, The Room on the Roof, when he was seventeen which won John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize in 1957.Since then he has written several novellas, over 500 short stories, as well as various essays and poems, all of which have established him as one of the best-loved and most admired chroniclers of contemporary India. In 1992 he received the SahityaAkademi award for English writing, for his short stories collection, "Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra", by the SahityaAkademi, India's National Academy of Letters in India. He was awarded the PadmaShri in 1999 for contributions to chi...more