V.Pandimeena, A.Anitha
Dramatic, Supernatural, Seculed, Occasion, Attractive.
The Room on the Roof recreates the aura of post-independence Dehra Dun with apparently just alternative deft, dramatic fondle of a difference. Life and Dehra had seen through the eyes of Rusty and his experiences. It does not matter much that other characters, except for possibly Meena and her son Kishen, do not get sufficient space develop. The main object of the book is to convey the truth that life continues despite of death, change and individual emotional trauma, and to invoke the supernatural attraction of a prominence location like Dehra. Life is really the personification of The Room on the Roof. Rusty, who was brought up by his Anglo-Indian sentinel in the posh westernized area of Dehra, finds the bland confines of his house and neighborhood quite dull and too contracting. He harbors underground desires to explore the seedier parts of the town, which have been declared out of bounds for him by his guardian Mr. Harrison. Eventually he does undertaking into the forbidden bazaar and strikes up associates with some of the local boys. When Harrison comes to know of this Rusty has given second caning, which is Harrison’s standard technique of sentence. On the second such occasion, Rusty rebel and runs away. The Dehra variety store gain settlement as the secluded Anglo-Indian Rusty discovers the sights, smells, sound and even taste of the real Indian to be attractive.
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Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 5, Issue 9

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