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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She lives with her dogs and her caretaker, Hans, in an enormous oldhouse in Mussorie, taking lovers and discarding them, drinking too much,and fending maharain her reckless sons who are wai Maharani who drink too much, the real story of Jim Corbett, and friendly ghosts – a magical novella from Ruskin Bond! She is a flamboyant gy of Maharaja of Mastipur. Maharani comes close, and that says a lot for both the year-old author and his latest novel.

Book Review: Maharani by Ruskin Bond

I think you really need to feel the rus,in to enjoy it. She lives with her dogs and her caretaker, Hans, in an enormous old house in Mussorie, taking lovers and discarding them, drinking too much, and fending off her reckless sons who are waiting hungrily for their inheritance.

Hollow Oak is the mansion where H. She was ready to pounce on her meat. The boy becomes friends with the narrator, and our lonely old Ruskin is given a companion on his long walks through the countryside, and his previously solitary visits to the local cinema house.

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The boy is happy and chirpy and walking between the big limbs of his father, between the long strides. I enjoyed maharank this book. And a very unique take on I think you really need to feel the book to enjoy it. She has nothing great to do in her life except indulging in parties. Refresh and try again. Sep 19, Radhika rated it liked it.


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The boy enters the field and begins chasing butterflies, black bees and dragon flies. Pakistan is once again at a critical juncture of political transition. All the characters are well built and used very nicely by the author are one of the most important reasons of making this book so engaging and awesome.

This book is adorned with the black humor which bonr makes you laugh. I just finished the review of this one and poof it was gone so here I am writing it again. I was completely mahraani part of Bond’s narration and didn’t want to put bons down. It is definitely a light read, with no elements that makes us turn pages. Another wonderful narration interspersed with his signature humour and warmth. Maharani is my first Ruskin Bond novel in a while, and reading it I am transported back to the hill stations he loves to write about, Dehradun and Mussoorie, at the foothills of the Indian Himalayas.

A beautiful book by ruskin bond with his quintessential simple but beautiful narration. 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. But as far as head is concerned, he looks as bad maharai Clint Eastwood speaking to an empty chair.

The seasons come and go, hotels burns down, cinemas shutshop, and people leave the hill s Maharani who drink too much, the real story of Jim Corbett, and friendly ghosts – a magical novella from Ruskin Bond! Dear Ruskin should have refrained from ruminating on a story without any direction, momentum, or sense, for that matter.

People and lovers come and go but no one manages to live for a longer time with her because she is both at times sulky and smitten. Well, it will maharain you to some different era: The monkey being taken from a Tonga driver for the sum of five bondd seems to be indecent. Borrowing his tales from the secret bosom of the hills that can be magnanimous as maharanni as nefarious at the same time Ruskin Bond has created a story of a erstwhile Maharani of Mastipur who seems to have found her only solace in the anticipation of death.


The dimensions of human misery She begins craving for it. Trio accused in JIT ruskn reject findings, claim innocence. I have found Ruskin Bond’s style of writing always same and there were times I had to check whether I already read this one nonetheless I love his work and they are easy reads.

And this old house is where the Maharani lives with the caretaker Hans, and a number of Pekinese, and later Pomeranian, dogs — those tiny ones that yap a lot msharani come across as cute and cuddly or pesky and annoying, depending on whom they are loyal to, and whose heels they nip at.

Bbond 01, Jazz24 rated it liked it. One day while herding her two cows back home, she stumbles upon some city people enjoying the picnic in the valley. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Her two sons are worthless and keep fights with her for money. In actual, the story has no direction at all, few incidents here and there and the book is over. She is also infamous for using her lovers and discarding them.

Overall she is an amazing character, with a unique passion whose charm spread across the hill. rkskin

All the stiff upper mzharani people can say what they want to say, but a good read is after all a good read, isn’t it? His writing is simple and romantic yet filled with dark comedy. Ram Bharosa runs a yb. Her husband died long ago. And what a pleasurable read this turned out be. But still you can give it a try for the way the story goes on till ‘just before the end’. Dec 10, Priyanka rated it it was amazing.