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RENDEZVOUS WITH HORROR

by Ruskin Bond

  1. ISBN: 9.79E+12
  2. Pages: 128 pages
  3. Date: 2007

ABOUT THIS BOOK

From the inimitable master anthologiser Ruskin Bond comes another collection of spine-chilling tales ? Rendezvous with Horror. Each story, carefully selected by Ruskin Bond, marks a unique blend of the quaint and the realistic. ?The Face of Bronze? unleashes the pull of the Orient, manifested in the gripping story of Sanderson as he instinctively chances upon the bronze face and the strange life-like dreams that follow. The sudden disappearance of the statue only heightens the suspense, leaving us craving for more. While the mysterious footsteps will scare you out of your wits in ?When Glister Walked?, ?All Souls??, set in a country house in North America, relates another spooky incident that breaks the notions of a quiet and peaceful pastoral existence. What is the impending doom that shadows the life of the distraught Miss Stoner? Unravel the mystery of the suspicious murder in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle?s ?The Adventures of the Speckled Band?, one of the most unusual cases in the long, illustrious career of Sherlock Holmes. These, and some other riveting tales, are here in this compilation for your reading pleasure.The book will prove to be an excellent companion for transforming a lackluster evening, as it escorts us to a land full of thrills and chills.

AUTHOR OF THE BOOK

Ruskin Bond, resident of Mussoorie, is a well-known writer of fiction and a raconteur par excellence. His Tales and Legends from India, Angry River, Strange Men, Strange Places, The Blue Umbrella, A Long Walk for Bina and Hanuman to the Rescue are also available in Rupa paperback. The Ruskin Bond’s Children’s Omnibus has been a firm favourite with young readers for several years. Ghost Stories from the Raj, The Rupa Book of Great Animal Stories, The Rupa Book of True Tales of Mystery and Adventure, The Rupa Book of Himalayan Tales and The Rupa Book of Great Suspense Stories are some of his recent books for Rupa