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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The mxharani umbrella is so much beautiful that soon it becomes a topic of conversation for villagers and children bobd her umbrella so much that every time they feel like to touch or hold it. But the author, himself a character in the book is possibly the second most important character. Maharani is best read in the summer, on a vacation, day-dreaming of the life a writer would lead if he had such interesting characters as friends.

Of all these, the worth of his friendship and loyalty are most interesting, for their bond of friendship is strong even though it does not seem to go deeper than a surface layer. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Reviewed by Sheheryar Sheikh.

Book Review: Maharani by Ruskin Bond

Alcohol and her dogs. Lists with This Book. Maybe if in the coming years, I mahagani have anything else to read VERY unlikelyI might go back and read this book again! That is the only word that comes to mind when I read Mr.


Some say she was a murderer, while some she was a German fugitive. But, ruslin all the enjoyment throughout the book, a big disappointment in the end is that there’s no end actually that makes book to be remembered.

Another wonderful narration interspersed with his signature humour and warmth. Otherwise, nothing very magical jumps out. And how her anti-climatic death is synonymous with so many of the so called royals and not just them, but so many people who we put up maharzni a pedestal and expect their demise to be just as interesting as their life that we have created in our minds.

I HAVE to maharanu it full stars. 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.

An extremely charming style of writing is what Ruskin Bond possesses.

A beautiful book by ruskin bond with his quintessential simple but beautiful narration. Her husband died long ago. I kaharani the story, the writing style of this author is something that i always liked. Nov 23, Rhicha rated it really liked it Shelves: Observing her antics, often with disapproval, is her old friend Ruskin, who can never quite cut himself off from her. She loves drinking and found solace in different kinds of alcohol. Maharani comes close, and that says a lot for both the year-old author and his latest novel.

She has nothing great to do in her life except indulging in parties. She is also a classmate of Ruskin Bond, who often disapproves her acts.

Maharani by Ruskin Bond – Book review

I have always been curious of the lives these Maharanis lead partly also by history but this book in particular wouldn’t contribute to anything apart from Ruskin’s friendship with Neena, Maharani of Mastipur.


It is a story that stays with the reader long after the last page is turned. The seasons come and go, hotels burns down, cinemas shutshop, and people leave the hill station never to return. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Melancholic, wry and full of charm, Maharani is a delightful novella about love, death and friendship. Twitter Facebook Email Google. Sep 13, D rated it really liked it. Maharani by Ruskin Bond.

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I think you really need to feel the book to enjoy it. Preview — Maharani by Ruskin Bond. On the other hand, mqharani city people get attracted by her innocent beauty and the pendant in her neck. Each book of Rusty once read pushes me to try his another book. She was ready to pounce on her meat.