Author: Ruskin BondEditor(s): Ruskin BondPublisher: RupaYear: 2005Language: EnglishPages: 545ISBN/UPC (if available): 8129104210
Here’s a treat for Ruskin bond fans-Ruskin bond Omnibus Vol III, This superb volume contains many of Ruskin Bond’s favourite stories from his archives. The stories in this volume are fascinating accounts by numerous writers about their real life encounters. This volume comprises three different anthologies, each with a unique them of its own.In Great Animal Stories the writers recount their encounters of man’s relationship with the creatures in the wilderness. The hunter turns out to be the hunted at times. But occasionally there are some interesting friendly exchange too.Travellers’ Tales are true stories of journeys into the unknown filled with travails often resulting in a struggle for survival. The survivors of these incredible journeys recount a plane crash in a desert, a cannibal conclave, a South American uprising, encounters with pirates and many other adventures.Shikar Stories are true accounts of adventures in the jungles of India. The writers encounter man-eating tigers, musth elephants and other predators in a land filled with wildlife.
GREAT ANIMAL STORIESINTRODUCTIONThe Coming of the TigerMan-EaterThe Pale OneA Philosopher StagThe Tiger-CharmTravels with a Bear CubTippitty, A flying SquirrelThe man-eater of MundaliGarm-A HostageSandy Beresford’s TigerhuntA Terrible BedfellowChased By BeesIn the Jaws of the AlligatorThe Tiger in the TunnelThe LeopardThe Regimental MynaThe Moose And Rusty JonesMustela of the Lone HandA Warrior from BhutTRAVELLERS’ TALESINTRODUCTIONA Crash in the MountainsEscape from Death ValleyCannibal GymnasticsAn Artist in Bombay and Hyderabad, 1896At the Grave of John Mildenhall in Agra>From Mussoorie to DarjeelingMarooned on a Desert IslandAdventures of a Super-TrampAn Exotic Figure in MoscowReunion in ParisBeast Tales from BurmaGrandpa fights an OstrichA South American Rebellion>From A Submariner’s NotebookBy Way of Mount HopelessAcross the Syrian DesertShips That Pass In The NightSHIKAR STORIESINTRODUCTIONThe Tiger and the TerrierA Letter from the JungleA Further Letter from the JungleThe Panther and The ShepheredIndian LionsSome PanthersAn Adventure with a TigressThe Midnight VisitorHunting With a CameraDrought in the JungleShooting in the DoonHunters of SoulsEncounters With Big GameOn the Banks of the NarbadaThe Haunts of Isabeline