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The Blue Umbrella

Narrated by: Adnan Kapadia
Length: 51 mins
Categories: Fiction, Literary

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As soon as Binya saw the beautiful blue silk umbrella, she wanted it. She wanted it so badly that she was willing to give her lucky leopard's claw pendant in exchange. No one in the village had such a fine umbrella, and everywhere Binya went the umbrella went, too. Gradually it faded to a pale blue and was patched in several places, but there were still many who envied Binya her treasured possession. And the most envious of them all was old Ram Bharosa, the shopkeeper who decided that by some means he must own the blue umbrella.

©1992 Ruskin Bond, Illustration copyright Rupa Publications India (P)2016 Audible, Inc.

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