Sunday, January 12, 2014

Book Review: An Unequal Harmony - Souvik Gupta

An Unequal Harmony by Souvik Gupta is a spot on dystopian fiction chronicle, on intricate affairs of contemporary city folks and is nothing less than a adoring amorous effort of a contemporary free lady being in love with two individuals at the similar occasion.

An eccentric story of associations, with the blend of the precedent and at hand times being used concurrently the volume has a hectic set off and prior to you be acquainted with, the major characters are in the hospice owing to a mishap as of where the mystification gets going as to who is the bona fide pair and who is the third party save for not ahead of long, when all is sorted out, the hitches of characters provide means to impediment of sentiments, in particular for the other half, with two blokes slot in a fixture of expressions to resolve the upcoming of their existence at the same time as the Indian cricket side clashes on the Wankhede grounds to fashion history.

Reva, a fêted socialite Page 3 reporter and Anshuman Mehra, ingenious executive of India’s most admired advertising outfit, fasten the bond subsequent to two years of courtship, and are a contentedly conjugal ideal pair till a car mishap consign Reva to the ICU and divulges to Anshuman the major furtive of their verve, they never realised.

As soon as habitual standards percolate into the liaison, it let the access unwrapped for the third individual, Siddharth Kashyap, an apparent brash fashion photographer, who had met Reva a year and a half after the Mehra’s got wedded who was spellbound with Reva’s prettiness and even at his standing and reputation, he had to plainly run after her for a photo shoot before she give in other than what fires up as a proper professional relationship in next to no time morphed into a companionship that changed into affection.

As Reva’s physical condition move back and forth amidst predicament and recuperation, Anshuman and Siddharth retrospect their beings and relations with the lady who connect them in concert and it is through their looking back of the associations as well as dealings with each other that we pass through through their get-togethers, their beliefs, their misfortunes, their catch-22 and their diffidences.

For Anshuman, the whole state of affairs is manifest by the nous of infidelity and break of nuptial promises hitherto, somewhere in his compassion, he is hesitant whether he would in truth would like to give up his matrimony or endeavour to improve the uneases. For Siddharth, there is a sagacity of stained reputation with upset self-image, as he becomes conscious that not a soul will strive to understand with him as he is the third party with his main sticky situation is to persuade folks how much he is devoted to Reva.

As we turn reverse the clock and look into into Reva’s point of view, with her being get hold of obscurely intertwined in this maze, we recognize that her challenge is that of making a selection among the two guys with her nuptials with Anshuman had been in the depression other than then they still cherished each other and on the other dispense, in spite of her disinclination, she discover herself inescapably careworn to Siddharth.

The writer has taken care of the theme with mind, in particular in few illustrations of wedding and casualty and at no point all through this jigsaw of relationships, does it get critical but merely correspond to the dealings and allow the audience settle on the true and immoral for themselves.

The conspire is so enthralling that this meticulous work of fiction can beyond doubt be categorized as a page-turner with the volume covenant with a complicated theme and the manner it pencil in the tale back and forth, and the temperaments Reva, Siddharth and Anshuman are intensely exposed equally passionate as well as susceptible and sketches up the culmination with an assortment of ripeness and compassion.

The book lingers on incredibe intent and gets hold of into the consciousness of the individuals where Reva is a dazzling exposé, where her apprehensions in addition to the impasse are so authentic in which she is imperfect and that's what formulate her attractive.

The lingo is silver-tongued although urbane with the inscription is silky as well as enjoyable, with the language ornate at places which as well effect in radiant as well as entertaining pieces of the precedent fairy-tale making manifestation in between the profound elements of the infirmary.

The narrative is a pretty mature seize on, life-size city metropolis living, with the handling of the account chalk and cheese from standard, that budges at a tranquil tempo which fetches out the tongue in cheek constituent as one and all recognize existence in Mumbai is pretty wild.

An astoundingly glowing interpret of a mature topic and one of the most captivating starry-eyed tales, it is an ought to be read for all those amorous and clandestine starry-eyed folks who have been in adore as well as for those who aim to where regardless of the resist to uphold the holiness of relationships it is on top of all the advocate of planet’s largely revered feeling, a sense that hammers at each approach of soul sensitivity called Love.


Edition: Paperback ♥ Pages: 324 ♥ Published: November 2013 ♥ Publisher: Srishti Publishers
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