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Ghost stories from the Raj

Ghost stories from the Raj

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Published by Rupa & Co. in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ghost stories, Indic (English)

  • Edition Notes

    Short stories.

    Statementedited by Ruskin Bond.
    ContributionsBond, Ruskin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9497.35.G45 G46 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 170 p. ;
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3713406M
    ISBN 108171679609
    LC Control Number2003313431
    OCLC/WorldCa52039006

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Ghost stories from the Raj, is an engaging Anthology by veteran writer Ruskin Bond. The stories of this book are not just any ghost stories, but are ghost stories that have occurred during the British regime in India. The many accounts of this book are from British army officials, or other locals with whom they illustrate "Haunted India"/5.

“Ghost Stories from the Raj” is a collection of 14 narratives and has a mix of all categories of the supernatural. From Bhoots to Prets to the exotic Munjias to the quite unheard of Panther-Men, this book takes you on a colourful and roller coaster ride to a haunted British India.4/5.

Ghost Stories From The Raj by Ruskin Bond contains nineteen short stories which were written during the British colonial times. These stories give the reader an insight into the perspective of British soldiers and officers on the subject of ghost stories. Some of the stories which have been mentioned here are believable, some are humorous and /5(21).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ghost stories from the Raj. New Delhi: Rupa & Co., (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction: Document Type. Start your review of The Ruskin Bond Omnibus: Ghost Stories From The Raj; Nightmare Tales; Book Of Haunted Houses; Scary Stories Write a review Swrang Varma rated it did not like it/5.

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With this book, Ruskin Bond shows that ghost stories are not. Image Source. There are a number of “real” horror stories about Bhangarh Fort. The extent of the hauntedness of the Bhangarh Fort is evident from the fact that the Archaeological Society of India has put up warning signs forbidding the tourists to be present in the precincts of the fort after sunset.

Hence, no wonder, the fort ranks on the top of the list of most haunted places in : Kushal Walia. This enjoyable presentation in partnership with Britsburgh focuses on ghost stories that have their origin in the British Raj, including stories written, set in or inspired by the era.

Among the ghost stories to be discussed are those by Rudyard Kipling (including his famous “The Phantom Rickshaw”); stories by Irish author B.M. Croker, who lived in India for 14 years and set several.

Ghost Stories of Shimla Hills is one of her most notable works. It presents a collection of short stories, buried deep in the hills during the days of the Raj. Backed by popular demand, she brings back the supernatural in More Ghost Stories of Shimla Hills.

Neil D’Silva. This book, is a collection of ghost stories, some of them based on fact, penned by British officers who lived in India during the British Raj and encountered strange experiences. I have noted the summary of each story. This is for my own sake for I will not read the book again but would like to have some notes for easy recollection or : Sowmya Chakravarthy.

Of Sahibs and their Khidmatgars: Ghost Tales From The Raj To quote Ruskin Bond, "India is full of British ghosts - the ghosts of soldiers, adventurers, engineers, magistrates, memsahibs, their.

The pacing is spot on. It’s slow at first, gradually growing faster as the book progresses, which is the ideal pacing scheme for a ghost story. Slow and haunting, then fast like a rollercoaster. The book is complex, rich in detail, and has so many layers it’s.

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