July 29, 2021

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Here’s how Ruskin Bond charmed all at Jaipur Literature Festival

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Bond who was in conversation with Ravi Singh, Founder, Speaking Tiger, an independant publishing house spoke about how he borrowed from his own life for many of his earliest books: IE

ruskin_bondWith an easy poise, schoolboy hair, a gentle demeanour, a smiling bespectacled face and a familiar wit in place, prolific author Ruskin Bond charmed audiences at the Jaipur Literature Festival with anecdotes from his past and the shaping of his literary career.

A big crowd, including a large number of schoolchildren, who thronged the grounds of Diggi Palace, the venue of JLF, heard in rapt silence as Bond spoke about how he borrowed from his own life for many of his earliest books.

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