A Tiger in the House

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Author Ruskin BondRuskin Bond is born on 19th May 1934. He is a Indian writer and children author. Most of Ruskin Bond’s books are most influenced by the hill-station and the foothills of Himalayas where he spend his childhood. He writes about the landscape and background in clear and detailed writing. He writes also about the flora and fauna of the Himalayas. He has a assuming humor and quick wisdom.His stories are about love for nature and people. He has won a lot of awards and has loads of fans. He has inspired several writers, author and script writes. He is media - shy and a literature genius. He spent his days, with his adopted family near Dhera Dun. He is a successful and respected Indian author. he has written books for mostly children which even adults like reading. He has written books like - The room on the roof, Grandfather’s private Zoo, The blue umbrella ( also a movie).Reference - Wikipedia (Internet)| Review of the story The story is about a pet tiger. The story is told by the Grandchild Grandfather finds a tiger cub in the jungle. Grandmother brings him up as his own child.His name is Timothy. Timothy companions were the monkey and a puppy. Timothy was scared of the puppy initially. The monkey had the courage to pull Timothy's tail and if timothy lost his temper he would climb up the curtain. Timothy loved to play with someone so i was his favorite when i came to visit. Timothy’s favorite place was the drawing - room on the long sofa. At night he would sleep in the cook quarters. He kept himself clean and scrubbed himself like a cat. One of these days, said grandmother in a prophetic manner “we are going to find Timothy siting on Mahmound’s bed and no sign of the cook except his clothes and shoes. Of course it never true. When Timothy was six moths he started growing less friendly and more dangerous. Grandfather decided to transfer timothy to a Zoo. In a special reserved compartment he took Timothy to Lucknow. After six months , when...
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