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Author: Ruskin Bond
Publisher: Rupa Publications India (3-Jul-17)
Edition: 3-Jul-17
ISBN-13: 9788129148049
Publishing year: Rupa Publications India
No of pages: 124
Weight: 145g
Language: English
Book binding: Paperback

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Ruskin Bond has been writing for over sixty years and now has over 120 titles in print?novels, collections of short stories, poetry, essays, anthologies and books for children. His first novel, The Room on the Roof, received the prestigious John Llewellyn Rhys Prize in 1957. He has also received the Padma Shri (1999), the Padma Bhushan (2014) and two awards from Sahitya Akademi?one for his short stories and another for his writings for children. In 2012, the Delhi government gave him its Lifetime Achievement Award. Born in 1934, Ruskin Bond grew up in Jamnagar, Shimla, New Delhi and Dehradun. Apart from three years in the UK, he has spent all his life in India and now lives in Mussoorie with his adopted family.

?Her eyes seemed flecked with gold when the sun was on them. And as the sun set over the mountains, drawing a deep red wound across the sky, there was more than gold in Kiran?s eyes. There was anger??Who does not enjoy short stories that are pithy, compelling and gripping? In this collection, Ruskin Bond selects some of the best short stories for his readers. There is O. Henry?s classic story about hunting in the great outdoors; Guy de Maupassant?s Gothic horror classic about a severed hand with a mind of its own; Edgar Allan Poe?s tale about a heart that doesn?t seem to stop beating; and stories by H.G. Wells, Arthur Conan Doyle, Charles Dickens and by Ruskin Bond himself.Always entertaining and completely unputdownable, the stories in Eyes of the Cat will keep readers riveted till the very last page