By Ruskin Bond
This own diary documents the various small moments that represent a lifetime of harmony-with the self, the wildlife, and neighbors, kinfolk and passersby. In those pages, we watch a wild plum blossom and the moon arise among deodar timber; we pay attention a redstart whistle and the rain drum on a tin roof; we realize the aftermath of loss and the comfort of outdated companions.
'A booklet of easy dwelling' is a present of good looks and knowledge from India's so much enjoyed, and so much understated, writer.
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