The Blue Umbrella – Book Review

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  • Author: Ruskin Bond
  • Paperback: 88 pages
  • Publisher: Rupa Publications; Latest Edition edition (7 January 1992)
  • Language: English

BLURB as on Goodreads

In exchange for her lucky leopard’s claw pendant, Binya acquires a beautiful blue umbrella that makes her the envy of everyone in the village, especially Ram Bharosa, the shopkeeper. It is the prettiest umbrella in the whole village and she carries it everywhere she goes.

The Blue Umbrella is a short and humorous novella set in the hills of Garhwal. Written in simple yet witty language, it captures life in a village – where ordinary characters become heroic, and others find opportunities to redeem themselves.

My Review

‘The umbrella was like a flower, a great blue flower that had sprung up on the dry brown hillside.’

A pretty little umbrella which is blue in color brings unbound happiness in Binya’s life. She carries it everywhere with so much…

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