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Nature, since times immemorial has been an engaging theme for menof literature of all times and all climes.Man is linked with nature as if with an umbilical cord.Nature influences man; shapes himup, conditions his thoughts and instincts. A man living in harmony withnature enjoys a state of bliss while a man who interferes with the naturalworld, receives nature in its malevolent, terrifying mood.Bond firmly believes that nature always offers its blessings uponmankind. Both animate and inanimate worlds protect and help human worldand do not, in any way, threaten it.The world of nature ennobles man by purging all that is impure,dishonest and crooked in him. Ruskin Bond in his novels, novellas and shortstories weaves a world where man is constantly in interaction with natureand through this interaction, he evolves into a truly wholesome personality - full of charity, love, compassion, sympathy and friendliness. Even the negative aspects provide an opportunity to the character to look at life in acritical manner and understand it in the proper perspective.