Author: Santhosh Komaraju
Publisher: Notion Press
Rating: 5/5

Review:



Walks Through Life: Stories by Santhosh Komaraju is a beautiful book. If you love reading short stories, do not miss this book. The book is as interesting as the cover. There are 9 beautiful stories with a strong message. Each story will remind the reader about the stories that they have heard as a child.

Each story has an important message for the reader. These stories are based on various themes like humanity, family and more. The author builds readers interest well with his crisp writing style. There’s a depth in his writing.

The language used by the author is simple and relatable. The plot of each story is unique and engaging keeping the reader hooked throughout. The pace of some stories is a bit slow. Sometimes it was getting tedious with too many details. It’s a bit heavy read.

My favourite stories from the book are ‘Two misjudgments’ and ‘rise of motherhood’. Loved how he narrated the reality. The characters that the author made are strong and have a huge impact on reader.

This book is a gem and have an important message to convey. With each story the author builds the curiosity to know what will happen next. The cover and the title of the book is impressive. The blurb is too catchy to make the reader pick this book.

Overall, It’s a wonderful book that each one of us should read.

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Summary:

Find that majestic mango, your problem will be solved—a mystic ordered an individual who asked for help.
My ax is my guru—declared a woodcutter.
Instead of preparing a plan to kill it, why can’t we offer help? —a villager questioned in the middle of the assembly.
I could not be relieved even after undertaking efforts to end my life—a scholar declared in public.
Can you be my mother?—a boy requested of a pretentious lady.
I wish I had more life to undo my past—a mischief-maker contemplated in his letter.
I would never relinquish them, even if I had to sacrifice my life—a young prince swore putting his life on the shore.
I was chained by limitations, yet I prevailed—a butcher made a victorious cry.
You climbed up the ladder. I did not. Who reached the top?—a brother questioned his sibling who cried for help.

Walks Through Life is a collection of stories in which each story reverberates the same principle of truth in its own unique ways. These are stories serving as plain reminders of the supreme learning that was handed over to us a long time ago.



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