Book Review: The Author by Raj Siddhi

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Book Title: The Author
Author: Raj Siddhi
Format: Paper Back
Total Number of Pages:  183
Language: English
Publisher: Blue Rose Publishers
Publishing Date: 11th Apr 2018
ASIN: B07C42K9KB

‘The Author’ begins with the story of a published book which has been maintaining its position of being the ‘best-selling book’ for last few years, but no reader knows who the writer of this is. A press conference is convened to disclose the fact of its author. In addition, it will disclose the fact why the readers have been put in the dark so far in connection with the identity of the author. The MD of the Publication House is a young lady who narrates a story before introducing the author of the novel. The story begins with Bangala Sahib Gurudwara at Connaught Place, Delhi. It is 14th February, the Valentine Day. In the meantime, a boy falls fainted at the gate of Sacred Heart Church. Nobody but two attendants of the church, Mrs. David, and her blind granddaughter, bring him to the hospital for treatment. While the boy’s treatment is on, it is discovered that he has tried to commit suicide. The boy’s name is Samar. Samar is an orphan and in an orphanage, he was brought up under the tutelage of Mother Marry. Spring is his fast friend with whose help he succeeds in winning the heart of a voracious reader of novels, Sufi. The Author is the story of love, dreams, sacrifice and an unquenched thirst. It deals with a journey to being a promising author for the fulfillment of other’s dreams.

My Take

The cover is full with grey hints us that there is something mysterious in the story. The title The Author is apt for the plot. The plot is blend of emotions, love, friendship, scarifies, dreams, passion.

This is the story of protagonist Samar. Samar and Spring is an orphan who was bought up with love and guidance of Mother Marry. They grew up like brothers. Later they started working in an restaurant. Samar meets Sufi. Sufi loves reading love story and want’s to meet a real author. To impress her Samar tells a lie that he is an author. The friendship blooms into love. What happens after that to know more read the book.

Language is simple and lucid to read and connect with the story and being engaged throughout the story. Pace is was slow. Narration was done well. I love the friendship and understanding between Samar and Spring.

Ek jaddo jahad hui is jindagi se…jindagi ke khatir

Ek tarif hamne khud kee ki..ek jeet ki khatir

Ek sapne ko maine jinda rakha…jinda rahne ke khatir

Ek takraro hui sapnooo se…sapnooo ke khatir

Ek tohfa sapnaoo ne diya…apnoo ki khatir

Ek jaddo jahad hui is jindagi se…jindagi ke khatir.

Every page is loaded with emotions and twists. The Hindi poetries in between the chapters that were included according to the situations are enough to touch readers’ heart.

Overall ratings 3.5/5 Stars

Grab the book here- Amazon.in

About the Author

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Raj Siddhi, which is the pen name of Raju Kumar Dubey, is a very young writer and poet from a small town of Jharkhand, Giridih. Raj Siddhi has a good experience of staging theatres in Delhi. His underlying quality of composing poems on different aspects of the society isInstagram unique. He is a BA from Vinoba Bhave University. He loves travelling to hill stations and coastal areas. He also loves watching Bollywood films. ‘The Author’ is his debut fiction, which was originally penned in Hindi. Later, the work was translated and edited by Mr. Ashish Anandam.

The best way to contact Raj Siddhi is through Facebook.

You can also write to him at rajsiddhi91@gmail.com Facebook |Instagram

 

 

 

15 Comments Add yours

  1. shalini says:

    Lovely review

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  2. yourwordsmyink says:

    Great review! This sounds very interesting.

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  3. I will recommend this book for all the beginners.
    It’s something like a bollywood movie style. Meets girl in restaurant and falls in love with her. The girl is a avid reader and wants meet a real author in life then the male protagonist lies her that he is author.. even in reality he haven’t writter something like it till that day.. and later he becomes a an author to fulfill his girlfriend

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  4. Thanks 😊

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  5. Empress DJ says:

    Clear and concise – I like this!

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  6. Empress DJ says:

    sounds like a heart squeezer

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  7. Jo Linsdell says:

    Sounds like an interesting read. Might have to check this one out. Thanks for the suggestion. I hadn’t heard of this book before now.

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  8. Great review!

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  9. This sounds like an interesting story line! Was it only a 3/5 because of pace? Is it worth a read?!

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  10. I love the idea behind the book. Great review

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  11. Jordanne says:

    Great review! 🙂

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  12. Great review, this one looks and sounds very intriguing, thank you so much for sharing your awesome post.

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