Monday, February 16, 2015

Sister India: A Novel Review + Giveaway

Getting lost in a book is the most wonderful feeling ever. You feel so connected to all of the characters and the situations that arise seem as though they are happening directly to you. Finding a great book is truly a gem worth having and sharing.

You will be instantly transported to the holy city of Varanasi, India. The descriptiveness of the buildings, temples, people, animals, shops, and river will leave you with the feeling that you have visited Varanasi before. Knowledge of the day today cultural life will be explored into great detail. Also, being that Varanasi is the holy city, spirituality and rituals will be focused heavily throughout this entire book. Through the eyes & lives of travelers, professionals, and natives  you will experience this city. 

The epicenter of this story takes place at the Saraswati Guest House that is located on the banks of the holy river Ganges. The Ganges river is where life and death congregate. Life on the Ganges will be vividly told through the inhabitants of this Guest House; Natraja (innkeeper/American), Ramesh (native), Jill (professional/ traveler), T.J (professional), & Marie (traveler). You will gain a deep understanding of each characters personality, past, and current state of mind. Natraja has been in the holy city for over forty years now and she will have the most to offer concerning the ins-and-outs of everything. Even though getting this information is sometimes like pulling teeth.

The murder of a Muslim and a retaliatory murder of 3 Hindis will forever change the experiences of all who are at the Saraswati Guest House. I would highly recommend reading this book and giving this book as a gift to any book lover. Sister India is a well written book & will not disappoint. (I received this Complimentary to review but my opinions are my own.)

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1 comment:

Liv said...

In the time of the butterflies