Book Review: The September Revelation - Kaniza Yusuf Garari

The September Revelation by Kaniza Yusuf Garari is a snatch lustrous and willowy straightforward anecdote of a youthful lass, Zainab Gandhi’s yearning to break away from the tradition of matrimony with the times of yore that she cannot stop thinking about which perpetually develop into an impediment in her at hand repudiating to consent her to resolve along in verve.

Wedding traditions are a central component of culture and at hand is no manner Zainab be able to break away from it from a yarn of chalk and cheese sentiments and way of thinking of poles apart populace. She doesn't want to get connubial for the reason of her precedent and since this resolution of hers; her relatives and associates are a great deal frazzled.

The volume is aisled on the central character Zainab and ensues with the course of straining her into nuptials, stumbling on and preferring a fitting spruce for her and the diverse spontaneous episodes that crop up sandwiched between these designed deeds. Her existence goes on board on a fresh boulevard as she yields in to her kin demands to get established as she sees eye to eye to get together with the potential grooms, not capable to get away her relative demands.

In the social order, where charades are to be held in reserve, Zainab is left with no alternative other than to put out of sight the covert ancient times beneath the rug where her earlier period appears lingering as soon as she get together with Kutubuddin Kagazwala, her admirers top chum.

Anxious of edifying her times of yore, she tries to find camaraderie with Ibrahim Merchant, who is the primary cousin of Kutubuddin Kagazwala. The anguish that Zainab walks off in the course of to salt away her kins nobility merit viewing as it captures the reader all the way through the central characters precedent and in attendance.

There is an assortment of inquisitiveness till the final leaf with each folio putting on view the matter-of-fact sensations, fretfulness and the predicament that each lass and their relations set off in the course to hit upon a spot on counterpart, that will remain you prying till the conclusion

The sentiments and feelings of the characters are eloquent and the catch-22 at the closing stages in Zainab's psyche is pretty well careworned. The manner all the characters conduct themselves is pretty level-headed with the reserve a pleasure to comprehend, a touch which you can cease sensing without spraining your anxiety with a silky glitch gratis and effortless storyline that in a minute cruise the length with the characters.

The fairy-tale is pretty out of the ordinary with the writer nattering about the escalating demands from the social order where young women are strained to remain surreptitious from folks, with the diminutive elements of societal rejoinders justly put in the picture and incredibly glowingly depict what can come to pass if you encompass a furtive.

The tome swanks of a chronicle that’s no-nonsense down-to-earth and hitherto fairly out of the ordinary which a lot of readers can make out in the midst of at a few tips or the erstwhile in their verve that will transport out your feelings as you interpret it of various veracities that a number of us snub to believe at epochs still as soon as it look intently at us in our phizog.

Totting up, it is a masterfully conjured up tumultuous exertion of the mind's eye fancily glowing in black and white undemanding legend that will enchant the readers and stay on the rim till the finish, walking around the passion of a young woman wedged in her times of yore and upcoming.

Title: The September Revelation ♣ Author: Kaniza Garari ♣ ISBN: 9789380154817 ♣ Binding: Paperback ♣ Published: 2011 ♣ Publisher: Leadstart ♣ Pages: 101 ♣ Language: English


Kalyan is an avid traveler, photographer, travel writer, blogger, influencer, brand ambassador, product tester and reviewer, gadget freak, movie critic, and a die-hard foodie. He is in the blogging space since 2006, and his written articles and photographs have been featured in leading magazines and online spaces on luxury travel, fine dining, blogs, wine, and culture. His posts in the social media have a strong organic reach and engagement. This blog gets around half a million visitors annually.

He also has a self-hosted blog ♥

Feel free to mail him at

Press, Media & Collaborations

Kalyan is open to FAM trips, travel writing, product reviews, whiskey and wine tasting, as also photography work for brands, tourism boards, hotels, resorts, restaurants, publications, guidebooks, travel supplements, coffee table books, websites, and blogs.

Kalyan's reviews have been published in notable magazines like Femina and popular books by leading authors. His photographs and articles have also been featured by the National Geographic, The Huffington Post, and World Bank. He has worked with leading brands as an influencer like HTC, Godrej, ITC, Asus, Flipkart, Kotak, Dell, Ola, Britannia, Dabur, MakeMyTrip, PayTM, Tropicana, Asian Paints and many others. He is also a Google Local Guide, Google Places Photo contributor, Google Translator, and Google Trusted Tester.

Kalyan is a traveler who loves routes outside the traditional circuits and believes (with good reason) to discover real gems just away from the crowds of tourists in the queue. Kalyan has ridden elephants through the jungles of Kaziranga, explored the mysteries of Bhutan, sailed to Andaman & Nicobar Islands, sipped his way through the Dal Lake in Srinagar, shared the night under the stars in Shimla, followed footsteps of Shah Jahan though Agra, communed with nature as the sun rose over the Kanchenjunga from Tiger Hill, found his center on the summit of the Rocky Hilltop of Darjeeling, and soaked up an exquisite sunset over the seas of Bay of Bengal. He always looks for WOW moments around the world among the local people, cuisine or across the streets to share with travel freaks everywhere.

Kalyan has also topped many pan-India blogging competitions. He has more than 30000 fans in his social media channels like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google Plus, Instagram, youtube etc.

Are you a company or brand or agency looking to popularize your service or product or destination to new audiences?

We have worked with...

Travel & Hospitality: Club Mahindra, Da Mauro Restaurant, Voyagers Cruise Service, Cleartrip, Tourist SIM card for Thailand, Godrej Alive is Awesome, Kotak Mahindra Bank, London Apartments, Malaysia Tourism, Oman Tourism, Skyscanner

Tech Collaborations: Airtel, Asus Zenfone, Datsun redi-Go, Dell Tablet, Motorola, Lenovo Yoga

Shopping Collaborations: Flipkart, Jabong India Online Fashion Week, Limeroad, Myntra

Household: Ariel Detergent, Pampers Diapers, Tresemme Shampoo, Ambipur

Food & Drinks: Golfers Shot Whisky, Matcha Green Tea, Mint-o Ultra mintz by ITC, Paper Boat Drinks, Tata Sampann Spices

Entertainment: The Jungle Book, Star Trek Beyond, Dear Zindagi

Photography Portfolio

Photography: ♥ ♥ ♥

Statistics (as of November 2017)


Total Views – 55,06,804

3 month Average Monthly Visitors: 30,000+

3 month Average Monthly Pageviews: 50,000+

Subscribers – 1404

Domain Authority: 90

Page Authority: 51

Social Media

Klout Score: 64

Instagram - - 4700

Facebook - - 5050

Twitter - - 6300

Google Plus - - 22,000

Pinterest - - 2300

Youtube - - 450

Organic Engagement – 25 to 1000 per week

According to Google Analytics, our blog audience consists of women (61%) and men (39%) between the ages of 25 and 44. A majority of readers hail from the India (50%), United States (30%), United Kingdom (10%), and Canada (7%).

Promotion / Reviews

This blog has an average daily visit of 4000-5000 visitors with a good page rank and is open to reviews, promotions on a varied range of topics from Books to Gadgets to Movies to marketing of your resorts, home stays, spas, destination promotions, social media campaigns, content marketing, contests. It can be in the form of the Product being FEATURED, REVIEWED etc.

If you have any offers just drop them a line with the complete details and we will let you know whether and how we intend to take it up or not. For readers, if we review anything it's an honest review but then we do not guarantee in any form for the product, which is best left to the end user.

Product and App Beta Tester

Kalyan is a paid beta tester for various apps related to travel, lifestyle, tech, and food. He is also a hardware tester of smartphones and tablets too and loves providing feedback for improving the products. Get in touch with him, if you are interested in getting one of your apps or products tested.

Social Media Promotions

We help brands and agencies from India and abroad to promote their products through our various social media platforms. We have a combined following of more than 30000 fans in our various social media channels of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google Plus and Instagram. Our social media following is spread evenly across different countries of the world from India, the US to Europe.

With our social media promotion services, you not only can save time, but you can also count on the reach. Our rates are very attractive. The campaign budget will be specified by you. After defining your goals with us, we take care of all the necessary activities of preparation of the media and posting them as per your requirements.


Our articles are search friendly, which can be stated from our high organic traffic from Google (30%). The articles focus on travel, food, gadgets, and reviews.

Awards & Recognition

Godrej Aer - Inspire a fragrance Winner -

Ambi Pur Perfect Road Trip -

Kotak Jifi Is Here -

Nissan Safety Driving Forum -

Blogadda Delhi Manifesto Contest winner:

Club Mahindra Dreamtrails Winner:

Women and the Taboo of Power:


Write For Us / Guest Post Submission Guidelines

If you want to spread your visibility, you can mail us your pitch or articles to be considered for publication. You can also send high-quality meaningful photographs too. You will get full credit as also the same will be shared in our strong social media network.


We offer different types of collaboration options. Rates are available on request. Contact me using the email address below and we can work out a mutually beneficial arrangement.

If you want to be in touch with him to know him more or to say a little hello, feel free to mail him at