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Somebody That I Used to Know Kindle Edition
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- File size : 2311 KB
- Print length : 36 pages
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- ASIN : B08F7TLYPY
- Publisher : Westland; 1st edition (6 August 2020)
- Language: : English
- Best Sellers Rank: #32 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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Having said the Dominic effect here, the storyline is weak and Anil & Nithya were not vocal about their relationship she is blindfolded and fooled by emotions.
With this the story is projected into the life of Akhil who is penning down his thoughts and emotions into his diary about the rough situations and feelings that he has been facing lately.
Akhil is a guy who originally hails from a small village in Kerala but has been residing in UK with his aunt ever since he was six.
He constantly takes therapy sessions from his therapist Hannah and that's how he came about writing his thoughts on his diary.
As the book progresses, we are introduced to Joe and Melissa. Joe is Akhil's friend and business partner in their social media marketing agency and Melissa is a friend whom Akhil dated for a brief while but broke up for reasons you would know as you read further. It is Melissa who suggested Hannah as a therapist for Akhil.
As the book progresses, it becomes more and more clear that Akhil is in love with Nithya, a girl from India whom he met on a trip to India and has been distraught from unfulfilled love. But whether that love was reciprocated from the other end also or was it only a one-sided love or was there rejection all these questions won't be dealt with up until page 23 where you would be introduced to Nithya for the very first time.
But before that various characters and their relationship with Akhil is discussed, like that of Joe, Melissa, Hannah, Akhil's aunt and few more.
In few counselling sessions, it is revealed that Akhil had a troubled childhood with his distraught and abusive father and his mother's accidental death before his migration to UK with his aunt.
How Akhil came to meet Nithya, whether love blossomed between the two or not and what happened all of which answers you would get after reading the book.
This book provides a great plotline, amazing writing style. It would get you hooked right from the start and there are no loose ends so that you won't feel disappointed to have guessed the ending from the start.
This is a really nice book.
Go for it.
Give it a read.
I loved it.
You will empathize with the character you will root for him and further more, well you have to read it for yourself to know that.
I give it 5 out of 5 stars.
It is a story about the relationship between parent & child and how the suppressed past can mess up one's life if not confronted. The story has a dark theme but not a depressing one.
You can finish reading this in one go. Won't regret reading this.
And, the fact that you'd know she authored this one all along will make the read only more disconcerting. But, isn't she true that you can't help whom to fall in love with? Tbh, I had a mixed experience, reading this work of hers.