Basanti Lal Babel is a well-known author of several popular and useful books. He has written on diverse subjects. His present work on the Law of Torts will prove to be equally useful and popular. The author has made every effort to explain the principles of the law of tort in a simple language and style without the use of too many technical words of complexity and expression. He has traced the development of the law from its common law origins and then brought out its growth, position and role in the Indian socio-legal context. All in all it is a book that will prove to be a valuable addition to the literature on the subject.