|Statement||by Josephine Daskam Bacon ... illustrated by Clara Elsene Peck.|
|LC Classifications||PZ7.B134 Ro|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||4 p. l., 275 p. incl. front., illus.|
|Number of Pages||275|
|LC Control Number||35002724|
‘The Room on the Roof’ is Ruskin Bond’s first novel, written way back in the year , when he was just 17 years old. Within a year of writing this book, he was awarded the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize. His first novel, The Room on the Roof, written when he was seventeen, received the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize in Since then he has written over five hundred short stories, essays and novellas (some included in the collections Dust on the Mountains and Classic Ruskin Bond) and more than forty books for children.4/5(4). Room on the Roof is about an orphaned boy named Rusty who has no real family after his parents’ death. He is very lonely and sad and even though he lives with his guardian (Mr. John Harrison), he doesn’t feel at home. Rusty is going through several emotions: he is confused, obliged, helpless, lonely and sad. Description: The Room on the Roof is a timeless coming-of-age novel that will resonate with a whole new generation of readers. Written by renowned author Ruskin Bond when he was just seventeen, it is the story of Rusty, a teenage Anglo-Indian boy who is orphaned and has to live with his English guardian in the stifling European quarter of Dehra Dun.
The Room on the Roof is the first book from the legendary writer, Ruskin Bond. He was barely 17 when he penned down this book. This a story of an orphaned boy, Rusty, from the Anglo-Indian descent, living in a European colony in Dehradun with his guardian Mr. Harrison, who wants him to stay away from Indians and groom him as a pure Englishman. Rusty, A Sixteen-Year-Old Anglo-Indian Boy, Is Orphaned, And Has To Live With His English Guardian In The Claustrophobic European Part Of Town, In Dehra Dun. Unhappy With The Strict Ways Of His Guardian, Rusty Runs Away From Home To Live With His Indian Friends. Plunging For The First Time Into The Dream-Bright World Of The Bazaar, Hindu Festivals And Other Aspects Of Indian Life, Rusty 4/5(3). The room on the roof is a book set in the hills of Dehra Dun revolving around a sixteen year old boy named Rusty. He's an orphaned Anglo-Indian who's living with his English guardians in the confined European part of Dehra/5(). The Room on the Roof Summary | Ruskin Bond - Written by Bond as a year-old, the story of The Room on the Roof is a semi-autobiographical work. It is a .