Bestsellers in Books
WRITING STYLE: 5/5
ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 5/5
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED: 7 November 2016 by Juggernaut Books.
AUTHOR: Twinkle Khanna
COVER & PAGES: Paperback 256 pages 5/5
A slice of humor with a dash of wisdom
This charming little book was a pleasure to read. I ended up reading in just one day. It’s a combination of the four short stories, each with its own powerful feminism running through it. The simplicity of the language is what makes it such a fantastic and easy read. This book was a pleasant surprise for me. I didn’t think I’d enjoy it as much as I did. I laughed, cried, enjoyed to the core.
Beautiful depiction of characters.
With a groundbreaking idea, a gangly young girl transforms her village. Noni Appa, who is 68 years old, is attracted to a married man – ‘Why do people have to describe relationships, highlight each word until the paper gives way beneath them,’ she wonders. Bablu Kewat seems fascinated with sanitary napkins, much to his family’s horror, and a young woman carefully prepares each of her five weddings while monitoring the weather forecast.
When seeing her elder sister being tortured for dowry, a rebellious adolescent vows to protect the lives of all the girls in her home. There’s an elderly lady falling in love with her young yoga teacher, There’s a woman who hops in and out of marriages and meets prospective grooms of her parents’ choice, there’s a woman who falls in love with her young yoga teacher, there’s a woman who jumps in and out of marriages and meets prospective grooms of her parents’ choice. There’s the man who engages with the issue of menstruation and developing low-cost sanitary products violates the ultimate taboo. All of these personalities have been uniquely etched in the tale they tell.
Here are some inspiring one-liners that you want to re-read and share with others. My personal favorite part is “Women have been looking for a cape and have been handed an apron for centuries. But seemed to be a guy who wanted to support women in swinging their aprons, letting them flutter down their backs as they soar across the clear blue skies.” Another one is that brings out the essence of Elisa’s tale is, “She briefly belonged too many, but true to herself.”
About Author: Twinkle Khanna is witty, funny, observant, and wise, this is storytelling at its most irresistible. She is a humorous, intelligent woman who is absolutely outstanding as a columnist or blogger. She is sarcastic and funny, intelligent, knows what is right for her like she left the film industry because she knew it wasn’t her cup of tea while writing she knows where exactly to use the right word to hit the right chord of readers.
Overall, I think the book is a must-read for women because it redefines liberalism, and for men because it sets an example of how to be a better man. A person who is making strenuous efforts to improve the way women live. We need more men like him. The book is indeed a bestseller, and believe me when I say it’s a more realistic portrayal of feminism than Chetan Bhagats one Indian girl!
Happy Reading, Reading Lovers 📚
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