Coming Round the Mountain: In the Year of Independence - Ruskin Bond
Coming Round the Mountain: In the Year of Independence - Ruskin Bond

Coming Round the Mountain: In the Year of Independence - Ruskin Bond

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Author: Ruskin Bond

Age: 9+

Format: Hardcover

GoodReads Rating: 4.6

Product Description

Thirteen-year-old Ruskin is back at school, doing what he loves-reading, goal-keeping, spending time with his friends and eating lots of jalebis. But things seem to be rapidly changing all around him. Whispers of a partition haunt the corridors of his school. Does the formation of a new, independent India mean saying goodbye to old friends-and, with it, the shenanigans they got up to?

On the heels of Looking for the Rainbow and Till the Clouds Roll By, Coming Round the Mountain is yet another look at the past, in particular one memorable year, 1947, during which a lot happened to Ruskin and those around him. It is a fitting finale to a journey down memory lane, one about accepting change and finding hope in the unknown days to come.