GHOST STORIES OF SHIMLA HILLS – Download as Word Doc .doc /.docx), PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online. iamsrijit. Ruskin Bond. Uploaded by. ABOUT THIS BOOK. The fear of the unknown, enhanced by the mist, darkness and pattering raindrops is part of life in the hills. But there have been real. Ghost Stories of Shimla Hills is a collection of all things supernatural in The foreword by the famous author Ruskin Bond further adds to the.

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Overall a sheer delight for horror story fans and I feel a must read for the people of Shimla! Quotes from Ghost Stories Of Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. These tales based on facts and experiences shared by people, have been narrated in a fictionalised way.

Stlries grew up listening spooky stories of Bhoots Ghosts and churail Lady ghost and in this book she has tried to compile some of those stories. Write a customer review.

Ghost Stories of Shimla Hills : A Book Review

She has authored two books — Exploring Pangi Himalaya: This book has 15 short stories, giving the various instance of Bhoots and Churails. However, underneath the beauty and awe of the terrain of the city, there lie numerous not-so-normal stories about the place.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. What the author Minakshi Chaudhry has done really well is to recreate the charm of Shimla. The foreword by the famous author Ruskin Bond further adds to the credibility of the research and of the book itself.


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Good work by Meenakshi Choudhary by registering folk tails of a city Abby rated it it was amazing Apr 17, A month back I was in the beautiful hill city of Shimla. The stories are narrated as if they were to kids of 12, to whom everything needs to be spelled out. Jun 01, Neil D’Silva rated it liked it. shomla

What I did not like though, is the writing style. Nov 16, Ankita rated it did not like it. About the stories themselves, they are folklore that she has now documented as fiction tales.

That was definitely one factor that kept me turning the pages. One thing I would have liked to know about each of these stories is the year in which they occur, though we can make out that some are based around immediately after or aorund the post-independence years.

Ghost Stories of Shimla Hills | Minakshi Chaudhry | Book Review

That’s the main reason I buy vegetable from you,’ the man said. In this book, you can find a storiies of a man who met a Churail while coming back to his home at night.

The language is pretty easy to understand. From the set of stories in this book, my favorites are ‘The Premonition’ and ‘Enduring Love’, both quite poignant in their concept and could be good candidates to be converted to movies.

All stories occur at well known landmarks of Shimla and if you have ever visited there, you can very well visualize the events in your mind. Khushwant Singh on Humour: Fuzzable uses cookies to improve your experience.

Don’t have a Kindle? Mar 03, Abhijit Gupta rated it really liked it Shelves: I actually found my self re-reading it several times just to see if it gives me the same tense feeling again The writing style is very narrative and I found my self in some situations partly because I belong to Shimla and could easily connect with the places mentioned.


Accept Reject Read More. I loved the legends that she has chosen to portray in this book. Ghost Stories of Shimla Hills Sometimes, it so happens that some of the most beautiful places have dangerous stories hidden amongst its untimely mists and fogs. Otherwise, it lacks charm. The stories are neither interesting nor scary.

Dhiraj Sharma rated it hhills it Aug 30, Dec 10, Nabanita rated it really liked it. The author has also busted the “bad ghost” myth by adding material related to forces which have been known to actually have helped people and families ‘The Bhootwallahs’, ‘The Ghost on the Railway Line’, ‘The Grave of an English Lady’.

Ghost Stories of Shimla Hills: Minakshi Chaudhry, Ruskin Bond: : Books

Learn more about Amazon Prime. It plays pranks on people but as it grew old, it lost interest in teasing people and longed to go back to Lahore but could not do so. Books by Ghosg Chaudhry. There is too much telling.

In fact, once while I was so into the book, the sound of a pencil falling off the table startled me to the core. Alexa Actionable Ghlst for the Web. Nov 28, Gautam Subramanian rated it did not like it. Right from the colonial Shimla to the modern one, she has explained details very well.