In this new Rupa anthology,Ruskin Bond has brought together some wonderfully moving love stories written by master storytellers.The stories capture every mood,every nuance of the word love which, as many say makes the world go round.
This collection of magical tales of love and passion also includes stories written by Ruskin Bond himself.
The Old Man and the Sea has proved itself to be one of the enduring works of American fiction. It is the story of an old Cuban fisherman and his supreme ordeal: a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
'All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn,' Ernest Hemingway wrote. 'It's the best book we've had.' A complex masterpiece that has spawned volumes of scholarly exegesis and interpretative theories, it is at heart a compelling adventure story. Huck, in flight from his murderous father, and Nigger Jim, in flight from slavery, pilot their raft thrillingly through treacherous waters, surviving a crash with a steamboat, betrayal by rogues, and the final threat from the bourgeoisie.
A Most Wanted Man
A Most Wanted Man by John le Carre
A young Russian man,half-starved,dressed in a long black overcoat and with an improbable amount of cash secreted in a purse round his neck, is smuggled into Hamburg at dead of night. He says his name is Issa. He is a devout Muslim. Or is he?
Annabel, an idealistic young German civil rights lawyer is so determined to save Issa from deportation that soon her client's survival becomes more important to her than her own career. In pursuit of Issa's mysterious past, she confronts the incongruous Tommy Brue, the sixty-year-old scion of a failing British bank based in Hamburg.A triangle of impossible loves is born.
Meanwhile, scenting a sure kill in the so-called War on Terror, the spies of three nations converge upon the innocents.
Poignant, compassionate, peopled with characters that one does not wants to let go, A Most Wanted Man is also alive with humour and prickles with heart-stopping tension until the last page.