Book Review: Dear Manusha by Anupama Ravindran


The fascinating collection of short stories Dear Manusha: Yours Truly, Today and Forever explores the complex nature of love. The book by Anupama Ravindran Menon is enjoyable to read since it presents a novel viewpoint on the numerous parts of life and the feelings associated with love. Menon's rich, engrossing writing style draws readers into the realm of love and all of its varied manifestations.

The book is divided into thirteen parts, each of which is a short story that is masterfully written and captures the essence of genuine love. The book is a refreshing and engaging read thanks to Menon's clear and understandable language. With the help of her personal experiences and observations on the nature of love, the author has poured her heart and soul into these tales.

The author effortlessly maintains the book's flow and pace while providing utterly riveting narration in each chapter. The reader is left with a lasting impression by the stories, which serve as a reminder of the strength of love, endurance, hope, tolerance, and a sense of community. Readers will have a lot to think about after reading Menon's novel perspective on love, which is both enlightening and thought-provoking.

You'll be engrossed in "Dear Manusha" long after you've finished reading it. It's a great book. The book honours the beauty of true love and everything it encompasses, including the ups and downs that go along with it. For everyone who enjoys a good love tale, Menon's work is a must-read because it is engrossing and intriguing. Whether you're a sceptic or a hopeless romantic, this book will undoubtedly leave you feeling motivated and optimistic about the power of love. We occasionally forget that love is such a strong force that it continues to grasp a person's heart tightly even after separation; in fact, it wouldn't be incorrect to claim that love is the strongest force in the universe.

It might send a person's head on a different tangent in life due to the feelings it causes. Thus it stands to reason that the art of longing exists. We can confidently claim that the author of this story is a master of his or her craft. Dear Manusha helps us understand that human characteristics such as love, emotions, poetry, art, and longing set us apart from other animals living on the surface of the earth.

A beautiful memoir that explores the deep topics of life, love, and romance is "Dear Manusha" by Anupama Ravindran Menon. The main character of the story is a doctor who develops a great love for Manusha as their friendship turns into something more. This novel is in a class of its own because to the author's deft blending of magical and natural images, which makes the narrative enticing and unique.

The prose of Anupama is captivating, and her language is simple yet rich. The complexity of love and the effects of losing a loved one are examined in this book. It is a passionate portrayal of how our loved ones' memories stay with us forever and how we develop and grow even without them. The author's writing is of a high calibre, particularly in the way that readers can clearly see events because to the author's use of descriptive language. The plot is endearing, and the main character's perspective on love is heartfelt. The experiences of the characters will be relatable to readers. The language is simple and clear, and the story moves along at a good clip. The plot develops with growing intrigue, capturing the reader's interest right away.

The cover's mysterious and tense illustration heightens the story's mystery and makes it an exciting page-turner. I've read a lot of romance novels, so I can say with certainty that "Dear Manusha" is a literary miracle. Everyone who wants to understand the magnificence of love and how it moulds our humanity must read it. I really recommend this book to everyone.

The Holistic Pine Ranking:
⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4/5 Stars