‘There is no greater desert or wilderness than to be without true friends.’
In this beautiful collection, Ruskin Bond puts together his favourite sayings on friends and friendship.
From his own observations, recorded over the years in his diaries, to famous sayings by celebrated
writers, poets and philosophers, this is a delightful compilation of thoughts on love, friendship and
family. Told with the heartwarming simplicity that characterizes Ruskin Bond, this book, much like
a good friend, is one you can turn to at any time, for comfort and company.
Author of the Book:
Ruskin Bond has been writing novels, poetry, essays and short stories for over half a century now.
He has also compiled and edited a number of anthologies over the years. He was awarded the John
Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize in 1957, the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1993 (for English writing in
India), the Padma Shri in 1999 and the Delhi Government’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012.