Truly, Madly, Deeply by Faraaz Kazi
Author: Faraaz Kazi
Price: Rs. 175.00
Publisher: Pustak Mahal
This novel takes the reader through the school campus where love blossoms in the midst of exams and extracurricular activities. Truly, Madly and Deeply, is the story of Rahul and Seema two students of a school.
It is a story of love that happens between a popular guy and the most accomplished girl of the school. It is a love at first sight for Rahul. However, Seema is unable to understand. The book starts with a prologue and progresses through flashbacks. Rahul and Seema are faced with obstacles and hurdles in the form of misunderstandings, envy and jealousy. Rahul goes abroad for further studies and is unable to come to terms with the separation. He becomes an enigma for others. They go on with their lives and what follows is an emotional saga.
Farhaaz Kazi has depicted the story, visual details and the school atmosphere comes alive for the reader. The book is filled with quotes and couplets, which depict the author’s love for poetry. The cover of the book is attractive with one colour theme and an image that symbolises the loneliness of lost love. The longing and isolation are palpable from the cover itself.
This is the first book of the author. The book is meant for teenagers and youngsters but it can be enjoyed to a certain extent by adults too. True when you read it as an adult you may feel a little out of place however as you have experienced this phase of life you can relate.
A fast read this book can be a good Valentine Day’s gift for the young readers.