A mesmerizing and a thrilling tale of love, hate, and revenge
Confessions on an Island is a tale of an abducted woman who is trapped in an island by a man in a mysterious manner and there is only one option for her to escape—she needs to tell stories. But the clue is that the stories must relate to the ones that are told by the abductor himself. Though, she feels clueless as to why she who is also a bestselling author has been asked to play such a game but she has no choice but play along. And, then, the thrilling tale in the deserted island begins. In addition, the book touches upon some social causes as well while trying to tell the readers about what wrong is happening in the society. And, I am even impressed to see the kind of details Ayan have put in and this also shows how much research he might have done like for example, there is one story where the author mentions about the food in Rajasthan or even a restaurant in another story. In this book, Ayan have very nicely woven all the stories in a manner as if we put all the beads together in a thread. In addition, all the stories are well connected and relate to each other. Ayan is a master storyteller already as he has coauthored several books like Chronicles of Urban Nomads, Crossed & Knotted, Rudraksha - When Gods Came Calling, and When They Spoke and with his debut novel he has proved it right.
Now, I am really looking forward for the sequel or another part of Confessions on an Island as it suggests in the end of novel and that is even more compelling and thought provoking.
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Intriguing, Mind Blowing, and Terrific. Hats off to the author to pull out such a gripping tale of love, betrayal, and revenge. He seems to have a unique way of storytelling that would keep the readers engaged and glued to the book right until you finish. The book is full of emotions and at times I even empathized with the characters. In addition, the book touches upon some social causes as well while trying to tell the readers about what wrong is happening in the society. And, I am even impressed to see the kind of details the author has put in and this also shows how much research the author might have done like for example, there is one story where the author have mentions the food in Rajasthan or even a restaurant in another story. I especially also like the way all the stories has been woven just like the beads are woven together by the thread. For more details, click here: http://imanujkapoor.blogspot.in/2016/...
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