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The Rupa Book of Wicked Stories
The Rupa Book of Wicked Stories

The Rupa Book of Wicked Stories

by Ruskin Bond

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Product ID:16879

Language

English

Publisher

Rupa

ISBN

8129106833 - Year: 2005 - Pages: 200

Binding

Paperback

Ruskin Bond

Author: Ruskin Bond
Publisher: Rupa
Year: 2005
Language: English
Pages: 200
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8129106833

Description

Here is yet another collectible volume form the master anthologist, Ruskin bond. With his own subtle brand of humour, Mr Bond skillfully and creatively compiles a set of short stories, all of which have a strand of wickedness of some kind running through them. Sometimes the protagonists are wicked; sometimes the author is.

But rather than being conventional tales of good and evil, this collection showcases the dark side that all human beings have, and the sometimes humorous, sometimes tragic, sometimes frightening situations that reveal this aspect of their characters. A thoroughly enjoyable read.

Contents

INTRODUCTION

Mr Swiddler’s Flip-Flap
An Imperfect conflagration
The Blind Spot
Laura
He Said It with Arsenic
Hanging at the Mango-Tope
Helping Mummy
Really Was a Bluetit
Pendlebury’s Trophy
The Yellow Cat
Why Herbert Killed His Mother
Golden silence
The Cat-Lovers
The Women Avenge
Beckwith’s Case
The Room on the fourth Floor
The Great French Duel

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