Arzoo-Arshan by Mukul Kumar - Fast paced, intellectual and short.

What is the chemistry behind attraction and love? Is there any chemical behind this mystery? If so, is it possible to attract the opposite gender with that potion? Arzoo- Arshan will give you the answer. It is the love story or rather hates story of two strong-headed individuals united and divided by choice.

Arzoo Arshan by Mukul Kumar

Contemptuous protagonist:

The USP of the book is that it doesn't have a goody two shoe protagonist. Even though Arshan is the main lead of the plot, the author has concentrated it on the misogynistic, egocentric traits of Arshan. While the plot gravitates towards the relationships of Arshan, the readers would abhor the man who wants women to fall for him but gets bored too soon.

This character trait has been portrayed in numerous books and movies, though not for the main lead the intellectual superiority makes Arshan stand out.

While he disdains other women, his attitude towards his sister and Arzoo is respectful or so it is conveyed to the readers. Nonetheless, the last conversation in the flashback proves otherwise.

Female lead without development:

While Arzoo represents the strong-headed women who give back insults with the same fervour, her character has not been given ample space to develop. The plot that develops from Arshan's skewed perspective makes Arzoo special just because she is not like "other women". This "other women" concept is largely misogynistic, which passively states that most of the women tend to revolve around their partners.

When conversations become characters:

Intellectual conversations in the plot are the classic Mukul Kumar style. The author adds value to the plot through these thought-provoking discussions. Nonetheless, the expectations from the author are manifold when it comes to navigating the plot while exploiting the emotional quotient.

The plot could have been more engaging had the perspective of Arzoo was also depicted.

The book is an easy read of 90 pages with an exemplary style of narration and intellectually nourishing scenes.


Comments

  1. This seems so intresting book.. I like the way you review this book. I'm very excited to ready this book.

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  2. Short but surely and interesting read will keep this book in mind for my next read. Thanks for sharing.
    Manisha.

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  3. Your review tells that this is going to be a different type of love story. If such stories are written it will win back my love for love stories

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  4. Sounds good..a different shades of love or attraction.loved your review and a Short story line.

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  5. This different kind of love story will be an amazing read. Loved the way you reviewed the book. Short and interesting read. Good work.

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  6. Really loved that we'll structured review. I don't think it's my cup of tea. But thanks for sharing.

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    1. Sorry for the typing errors, I really loved your well structured review. This book dosen't seem like something I'd enjoy, but thanks for sharing anyways.

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  7. Loved the way you have given your true I sights about the book. Not letting Aarzoo the space needed to develop in the story. Will check this book out.

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  8. Really like your review about this beautiful love story 💕 rahe good 👍🏻💕

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