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Review of PARROT UNDER THE PINE TREE by Surendra Pratap Singh

Title : Parrot Under the Pine Tree

Author : Surendra Pratap Singh

No.of pages : 252

Price : Rs. 217/-

Genre : Romance

Publishers : Invincible publishers

Blurb : 

Parrot under the Pine Tree is the powerful expression of love. In the girl’s heart; it’s subtle, sublime and eternal. But in the boy’s heart; it’s earthy, insecure and restless. The anxiety brings the two young hearts close. In the clean and tranquil environs of Kausani, Vedanta inadvertently meets Saranga under bizarre circumstances and both fall in love with each other. But Alas! Their happiness doesn’t last long. On one fateful night of temptation, the storm that blows up not only consumes his heart and soul, but also shreds that of Saranga into pieces. On insistence of her grandma Saranga agrees to give a second chance to a repentant Vedanta. But misgivings remain in her heart. Will Kausani rework the magic again between the estranged couple?

Review :

The book is a simple tale on love which shows the struggles, every people undergo when they are in love. The book opens up with the beautiful description of Kausani Village near Himalayas where Vedanta arrives in search of his soul mate. And that’s when Saranga enters his life as a guiding light who takes him on a journey of love. They both get married and moves to Bangalore where Dhruv born as an emblem of their love. Further, the story moves on disclosing all the ups and downs in every relationship even after marriage.

Parrot Under the Pine tree – a heart warming book with a poetic touch. This book remains close to heart just for the beautiful descriptions of those places which makes the readers to travel to that place. The author has painted the book with poetic feel with his narration. The book was upheld by the opening of every chapters where the author describes the scenic beauty of the location. The language was simple yet excellent. The story behind every characters were neatly weaven and the book also holds a real meaning to the word “love” through its coherent storyline which makes the book an interesting read. It gives an insight to love. This book proves that nothing is permanent in this world and also serves as a page turner from cover to cover. Though the book fails to satisfy the thirst for reader at some points, it serves as a light read to calm down the polluted heart with its mesmerising description of places. 

The cover is simple yet natural which depicts the backdrop of the Kausani village which plays a major role in the book. The title is unique yet remains unjustified. The blurb is more enough to give an insight of what’s hidden inside.

Verdict : A light read on love worth the money spent.

Ratings :

Cover : 3 / 5

Title : 4 / 5

Blurb : 3.5 / 5

Story : 4 / 5

Characters : 4.5 / 5

Overall rating : 4 / 5

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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

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