5.0 out of 5 starsBeautifully written story!!
29 July 2018
this is a story of a woman and her mental illness, the demons in her head that destroy her life and that of the others in her life. Aisha is a patient, needs medication to be controlled but loves her children who love her but know that they need to lock the doors and stay away from their mother when the demons are unleashed. You will feel the pain of the characters and will pause to think about their fate. A hauntingly beautiful story of a tormented soul. your heart goes out to Aisha as she tries to stay lucid but is unable to do so. the author writes with a confident pen.
Aisha’s half sister Heer makes a sudden appearance, bringing back a host of painful past memories. there’s a storm in the house and outside. she needs to go to the town and is unable to return because of the havoc created by the rain. what happens to her? does she return? what happens to the kids and her husband Prithvi? does he love her or is he just waiting to be rid of the mad wife so that he can live in peace? this is also a story of the slow death of a marriage and how that leaves both the partners in pain. In the end, the author leaves a few loose ends for the reader to mull over and complete the pattern. the story will stay in your thoughts long after you’ve finished reading the book.
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