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 language is pretty simple and the narration is smooth making you finish this book in two sittings. This site uses cookies. It leaves an impression, for sure, that her husband kept as pets hundreds of white rats, and that he also met his end through them.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: She is a flamboyant widow of Maharaja of Mastipur. Feb 27, Pascal Dsouza rated it really liked it. If you love reading Ruskin Bond. This book is so fun-filled in a very Ruskin Bond way that the dry wit had me chuckling out loud. Jul 02, Sonali Dabade rated it really liked it Shelves: We picked up ‘Maharani’ on our way to Greece and I only got around to reading it close to a year later. I have heard about this book and really wanted to buy this book.

The Blue Umbrella by Ruskin Bond. The alley leading to the fair is alive with a vivid combination of colours and people. Wednesday, 14 August Review: Want to Read saving….

Book Review: Maharani by Ruskin Bond

She is a flamboyant widow of Maharaja of Mastipur. Posted by Pooja T at 2: Just a simple story that you can read along with a light mind. May 10, Vagisha rated it really liked it. This book had me at the title.


Another one of those fast breezy reads of Ruskin Bond. Aftermath, the mansion in the maaharani begin to disintegrate, robbers break maharahi to loot the jewelry and all of sudden many people spurted to claim the inheritance of the Maharani.

Dec 16, Pratiti Majumder rated it it was amazing. The narrator of the book is Ruskin Bond. Bonf takes an author of immense intelligence to paint a tragedy using the colors of comedy. I would give it a 3.

It’s smooth, fast-paced and exciting. She believes in the art of storytelling and reviews books so that the world can choose the best ones and embark on an adventurous virtual reading journey. Even life seemed to have disinherited the Maharani in the end.

Sep 30, Book’d rated it did not like it. Though the writer says that most of his characters are maharsni to readers and this story is totally a product of imagination. But who kaharani I to judge?!

I loved reading about Royalty in India, even if the Royals in question were a small princely state and not the grand Royal families from Rajasthan. I loved that it chronicled the life of such an original character. The serene narration of Mussoorie is worth to read. It seems that she has no quest in life — probably she knows about the void that is gnawing her soul. The chairman of the board urskin an old friend. I enjoyed reading this book.

She has abandoned her two maharanii sons, one of whom has become a drug addict, and the other a weakling of mahzrani sort. Popular posts from this blog Book Review: Therefore, Ruskin is often called by her to see her in the times of mood swings or depression. Along with these more or less permanent characters in the narrative, there is also a mysterious nun who keeps entering and leaving the story and whose identity is worth discovering.


Maharani by Ruskin Bond – Book review

Apart from characters the humour was the other plus point of the book which goes till the last page and plays a pivotal role to keep the reader hooked in a rather plain plot. People and lovers come and go but no one manages to live for a longer time with her because she is both at times sulky and b.

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Otherwise, nothing very magical jumps out. They shared a lovely bond of friendship and I loved maharani’s character. That is the only word that comes to mind when I read Mr. Binya is on seventh heaven and rarely closes it because she believes it looks charming when it is opened.

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Buy Maharani from Flipkart. Plus the stories set in the beautiful mountains of India mabarani makes me nostalgic, and Ruskin Bond seems to be an expert at it.

As the story ambles along, the Maharani hosts many parties, inviting dental surgeons, faded princesses and others — characters who are not given much space or time in the novel.

But as far as head is concerned, he looks as bad as Clint Eastwood speaking to an empty chair. I would definitely recommend reading it, it was a pleasure. While reading, they pass like water maharqni a murmuring brook, lacking overt purpose.

Party atmosphere set to sweep across major cities in Asia and other continents as the clock ticks past midnight. He is considered to be an icon among Indian writers and children’s authors and a top novelist.