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Reviewed in India on 4 January 2021
I'd pre-ordered this book as I had immensely enjoyed all of Amish's previous books. Thus, expectations were high and thus book turned out to be a bit of disappointment.
I feel that Amish got caught into the classic trap of 'self promotion' and 'self indulgence' (more on this below). The book is in form of discussion between people who are discussing concepts like Dharma, Karma, meaning of life etc. However, when it comes to references, the characters discuss whether to refer to Amish's fictional books or one of the traditional epics versions (Tulsidas's Ramayana etc) and then they opt for Amish's book for reference! I think this is a big injustice to the expectations that the book sets up among readers.
Overall the book is very engrossing and easy to read, but had it used our epics little more, it would have been an even better book.
It would be a good book to read if a reader goes with zero expectations. For an avid reader, the book would certainly prove to be engrossing.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Good read.. would have been better if other epics were referred to more than Amish's own books
By Gagan Agrawal on 4 January 2021
I'd pre-ordered this book as I had immensely enjoyed all of Amish's previous books. Thus, expectations were high and thus book turned out to be a bit of disappointment.
I feel that Amish got caught into the classic trap of 'self promotion' and 'self indulgence' (more on this below). The book is in form of discussion between people who are discussing concepts like Dharma, Karma, meaning of life etc. However, when it comes to references, the characters discuss whether to refer to Amish's fictional books or one of the traditional epics versions (Tulsidas's Ramayana etc) and then they opt for Amish's book for reference! I think this is a big injustice to the expectations that the book sets up among readers.
Overall the book is very engrossing and easy to read, but had it used our epics little more, it would have been an even better book.
It would be a good book to read if a reader goes with zero expectations. For an avid reader, the book would certainly prove to be engrossing.
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