Fiction does not appeal to me much. If I am given a choice between fiction and non-fiction, I always choose the latter one. However, when a fictional story is closer to reality, it is beautiful. Making a fictional story seem real is magical and very few authors have this magic in this pen. This book had that magical touch and kudos to the author for penning this down. I give it 4 stars out of 5 and read my review here.
The story revolves around Dev Khanna and his life. He is too rich and based in Australia. As it is said that wealth should never be confused with happiness, this story about Dev’s life affirms the same. He receives a letter due to which he is forced to go back to India and begin a fresh chapter of his life. There is a love story too in this story of emotional turmoil. There are various incidents that can shake and even break the heart of the person yet Dev is going through all this. Afterall, life is not easy and this story proves it. The story will keep you involved and it might be similar to someone around you who is too rich. You will have to read the story to find out more.
The cover of the book is okay. It is simple but tells you nothing about the story except that the protagonist is male and he will travel. The title is also okay. I did not like it much though. The plot has many twists and turns and could have spoiled the story with confusion. But it was the narration that justified the plot and made it look beautiful. The story is slow-paced; it gains the pace at certain points of time but is overall a slow read. It is right for the story as you need to understand emotionally what is happening.
Pick it up if you like to read contemporary fiction.