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Rusty Runs Away: Signed As More Tales Of Rusty

Ruskin Bond

Published June 19th 2003
ISBN :
Kindle Edition
200 pages
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 About the Book 

Stories of Rusty’s teenage escapades- available together for the first timeFor several decades- Ruskin Bond’s stories about Rusty- a quiet- imaginative and sensitive boy growing up in the hills- have enthralled and entertained young readers. AfterMoreStories of Rusty’s teenage escapades- available together for the first timeFor several decades- Ruskin Bond’s stories about Rusty- a quiet- imaginative and sensitive boy growing up in the hills- have enthralled and entertained young readers. After the immense popularity of Rusty- the Boy from the Hills- a chronicle of Rusty’s early years in Dehra Dun- Rusty Runs Away takes Rusty’s story forward to his adolescent years.In the five years of his life that this book traces- Rusty’s world is turned topsy-turvy as change after change besiege him. After his father and grandmother pass away in quick succession- the twelve-year-old is left in the care of a guardian- Mr Harrison- in Dehra. But after a mysterious incident involving his stepfather and the gardener- he is sent away to boarding school. A restlessness compels him to run away from school- with an ambition to cross the seas and travel the world. But the plan fails- and soon he is back in Dehra- in the care of his strict guardian. Rusty is now seventeen. He rebels and leaves home again- this time for good…For the first time ever- Ruskin Bond’s Rusty stories have been put in sequence for the Puffin series- so that they provide a complete chronicle of Rusty’s life. Adventurous and thought-provoking at the same time- Rusty Runs Away is a book that children and young adults everywhere will enjoy.Rusty Runs Away is Ruskin Bond’s 25th book from Penguin.