By Ruskin Bond
This own diary files the numerous small moments that represent a lifetime of harmony-with the self, the flora and fauna, and neighbors, relatives and passersby. In those pages, we watch a wild plum blossom and the moon arise among deodar timber; we listen a redstart whistle and the rain drum on a tin roof; we realize the aftermath of loss and the comfort of previous companions.
'A publication of straightforward residing' is a present of good looks and knowledge from India's such a lot enjoyed, and such a lot understated, writer.
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