Book review

Review of THE MOON IN THE SUN by Sanjay Kumar Singh

Title : A Moon in the Sun

Author : Sanjay Kumar Singh

No.of pages : 189

Price : Rs. 340/-

Publishers : Notionpress publishers 

Blurb :

When Narayan Sambhan’s world fell apart at a very tender age, the time he spent in the forests that lay ample around his village resuscitated him. No one knew the forests and the tiger better than Narayan Sambhan. But the forests are mercilessly cut down and increasing loneliness invades his life. As he struggles to carry on, a remarkable incident takes place.

The Moon In the Sun is a tale in poetry set in the Himalayan Terai replete with mesmerizing sights, bliss and beauty as also nerve-wracking experiences that the jungles alone can provide and bestow. It is also a touching tale, in poetry, of the wonderful journey that life can be when the soul attempts to break free.

Review :

This book is all about the life story of Narayan Sambhan and his connection with wild life and tigers. Since Narayan is the only one who knows well about the forest nearby, he was selected to guide the forest conservator who arrived to study about tigers and also to take some photographs. Further the book unfolds the beauty of nature and also unveils the social issues we are undergoing these days.

Moon in the Sun – Novel in poetry of love, life, soul and wildlife is one of the rarest books, written in poetry format. It is divided into two parts dealing with the life of The author has very well narrated every events and also the poetic touch leaves the readers, mesmerised. The words are neatly weaven which increases readers’ interest to explore the book more. The author has very well mixed up the themes of nature, animals and deforestation along with some social messages. The author recieves an applause for choosing such an unique storyline and also succeeded in proving that this book holds a place in every reader’s bookshelves. The title is also unique and justifies the content of the book. The cover page with a ferocious tiger grabs the readers attention and the blurb also gives a clue of what’s hidden inside the book. The beauty of the wildlife is well explained through the carefully picked words. 

Verdict : For every poetry lovers, this book will be a best pick since it delivers a great story with a poetric feel.

Ratings : 

Cover : 4.5 / 5

Title : 4 / 5

Blurb : 4 / 5

Plot : 4.5 / 5

Characters : 3.5 / 5 ( since the characters weren’t explained deeply )

Overall rating : 4 / 5

Amazon link :

Grab your copy at http://www.amazon.in/gp/aw/d/1947137476/ref=cm_cr_arp_mb_bdcrb_top?ie=UTF8

Thanks for reading…

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