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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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. I would definitely recommend reading it, it was a pleasure. Dear reader, online ads enable us to deliver the journalism you value. A beautiful book by ruskin bond with his quintessential simple but beautiful narration.

The blue umbrella is so much beautiful that soon it becomes a topic of conversation for villagers and children adore her umbrella so much that every time they feel like to touch or hold it. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Instead she’s all song and dance and wine. We picked up ‘Maharani’ on our way to Greece and I only got around to reading it close to a year later.

Montalban, Pablo and Anna, Mr. It was short and sweet. He introduces us to HH, the Maharani of Mastipur–hobbies, lifestyle and unique outlook on things and life. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Newer Post Older Post Home.


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She is also a classmate of Ruskin Bond, who often disapproves her acts. The best way to read a Ruskin novel is to lie back and let the author weave the tale, so I do just that. Will be adding Maharani in my wishlist.

Pakistan must own the FATF project. She offers Ruskin sherry that was gifted to her by one of her admirers; she lives off the kindness of her lovers indulging in such gifted bottles of sherry and having mere tomatoes and cucumbers for maaharani.

Book Review: Maharani by Ruskin Bond

Feb 01, Jazz24 rated it liked it. I really enjoyed this book. The idea is to give in to the story, no matter how real or unreal it might seem.

Feb 27, Ankita rated it really liked it.

Going by the title, one can assume that the book is about a queen and rightly so. Jun 21, Abhay Verma rated it liked it.

In the language of cricket, I feel like an expert bowler bowling without any lin My first Ruskin. But, after 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. Therefore, Ruskin is often called by her to see her in the times of mood swings or depression. This book failed to arouse any interest in me and barely read it for the sake of finishing it.

It also portrays how people want to live life very differently.

The chairman of the board is an old friend. Jaharani is a flamboyant widow of Maharaja of Mastipur. Ruskin, the narrator is her only friend who is now chronicling her life and memories shared.


Observing her antics, often with disapproval,is her old friend Ruskin, who can never quite cut himself off from her. What are friends for, after all? Do read this book to find out! The Maharani loves them. Neena being her real name bind the widowed Maharani of Mastipur. But still you can give it a try for the way the s Each book of Rusty once read pushes mahadani to try his another book. Sep 10, Prasad Mahajan rated it did not like it.

Maharani by Ruskin Bond – Book review

The title and book cover is really eye-catching and it finally made me buy this book. I enjoyed reading this book. Want to Read saving….

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 on a pedestal and expect ruskjn demise to be just as interesting as their life that we have created in our minds. This book is so fun-filled in a very Ruskin Bond way that the dry wit had me chuckling out loud. You are commenting using riskin Twitter account. The boy enters the field and begins chasing butterflies, black bees and dragon flies.

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