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Friday, July 31, 2015

Reviews On Novel "Life Is A Bitch"

Review Point: 3.25
Author: Asmit Rathod
Publisher: Frog Books, Imprint of Leadstart Publishing Pvt. Ltd.
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 978-93-52013-21-10
Edition: First, 2015
Page Count: 200

Kumar is a truck driver by the curse of his bitch destiny and drives truck all over the country. Rajveer who just comes India from Singapore, meets Kumar luckily and goes Agra in his truck. Rajveer slightly takes interest in his life and Kumar narrates his life step by step. Kumar took birth in a middle class family and as grew learnt lession from the life. Book is divided into two parts. First part is narrated in India while other one in Singapore with continuity of the story. Kumar also has a beautiful wife Shonali and a dog named Pluto. Why Kumar, truck driver keeps Pluto with him all the time? How he met Shonali? What made him feel life is a bitch? Who changed his life with new social lesions? To know answer of all these questions, lets read Life Is A Bitch.

Strength of the Book:
Story of a real common man with oddity is picked up for the narration. Characters are beautifully crafted and linked with each other. Curiosity in the mind of readers to know Kumar’s life arises as the story matures. Each and every scene is well described. Problems of a person who is loyal for his principles and pressurized by his responsibilities, for the survival in his professional life are define in much better way. Teaching to Kumar by a professor by relating to real world is amazing which makes readers to learn really new things for the survival in the toughest world. As story matures it turns to be more interesting. Second part of the book is really admirable and amazingly knitted. Ending is amazing done by leaving smile over the face of readers.

Weakness of the book:
Flow of the story is not equally spread over the book. After every couple of chapters narration goes down and makes readers to skip the pages. Narration is not that much effective in the first part. Too much Hindi dialogues are written which really leave negative impact.

Author Asmit Rathod has presented a good book to the readers to let them have a glance over the problem of a common man. Title and cover page of the book completely suit to the narration and theme. This book is best way to teach how to keep your loyalty with you in the adversity of life. Book really touches the heart of common man living in the society of greedy professionalism. 

Reviewing Point:
3.25 out of 5

Review By:
- Kamal Paneru

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