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Story apt to the title!
Reviewed in India 🇮🇳 on 17 July 2022
About the book 📖: 🏡The main protagonists of this story are Alka, Subbu and Krish. 🏡The story mainly revolves around the character 'Alka' and her journey in life. 🏡Alka is a daughter of a maid Seema at Mrs Shetty's house, Alka always dreams of an escape from there. 🏡Mrs Shetty sends her to the same school as her daughter but in the thought of just one of the charity projects for Inner Circle Club not so concerned about them and their loyalty towards her, but Alka works hard and studies well. 🏡Later, she marries Subbu, a coffee grower with a four hundred-acre estate. 🏡Alka feels complete in life when she finally found a home for herself which she longed for from a young age and she has an amazing relationship with her mother-in-law, Anandi who takes care of Alka and her two young daughters. 🏡After her marriage everything was going good in her life until when secrets about her past that she has fiercely guarded are exposed, they threaten to destroy her life. 🏡Alka decided to fight her demons and travel back to the world she worked so hard to leave behind. 🏡The author beautifully described the character variations between two brothers, Subbu and Krish. 🏡Author neatly described the societal discrimination against privileged and not-so-privileged people, caste and status and how it impacts one's life and the trauma they go through. 🏡Author's descriptions of the characters and their emotions and about various places are so vivid and wonderful pictures of events. 🏡Author Preeti is an amazing story narrator and we can feel how the character feels and can connect to it. 🏡This novel is a story of secrets, family, relationships, hardships and finding oneself.