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Title: Solitude Revisited
Author: Manaswita Ghosh
Number of Pages: 112
“Solitude is bliss, and sometimes it’s the devil. It looks at you menacingly, waiting to cut you up into a thousand pieces, takes out memories from the deepest pits of your heart and mind, and play with them mercilessly.”
Solitude Revisited by Manaswita Ghosh is a collection of 10 short stories-
The book is a treasure chest of many elements like grief, emotions, joy, hatred, envy, love and hope. The book aims at teaching the reader to discover oneself and take out time to mend the broken situations of life. Our lives comprise of both thorns and roses. There is a balance of both the elements. The book touches the heart of the reader with its heart wrenching and emotional stories. The language of the book is simple and accompanied by creative and inspiring quotes. All the stories bore different flavors of emotions. There was one thing in common in all the stories- the stories reflected the reality of a human being’s daily life. The words of the book touched my heart deeply and compelled me to weep at certain points. I could feel the intensity of the emotions that lie within the book. The title of the book is very catchy and unique. The cover was not much attractive as I felt it had no significance with the theme. The stories were interesting and addictive. The presentation style of highly commendable. Overall, it was a wonderful read stuffed with intense emotions. I recommend this book to all those who want to take a break from their busy schedules and explore themselves.
Writing and Presentation: 4.5/5
Overall Rating: 4/5