Rain Drops and Caterpillars by Anuradha Prasad

 

 

 

 

BLURB :

Dealing with first time lessons is no easy task, as they can bring tears, joy, inspiration, in proportions unthinkable to human mind and heart! Still! We learn and move on like those caterpillars who have been subservient for a whole season but were able to transform into beautiful butterflies come tropical rains. Both representing changes -HUGE and PERMANENT! Sometimes we get inspiration from nowhere. Sometimes from the least expected person or someone, we might have despised all our life! Still! We learn and move on…..Are everyday heroes, those people who have their names etched in golden words in the history pages? Or like you and me, who have just set an example by their random acts of kindness? Or those who just by surrendering to a mighty force called destiny? Or by just WALKING OUT of a difficult situation that they no more could put up with? Who are they? Six human emotions and six stories to make you sit up and think if you were that HERO!

 

About the Author:

Anuradha Prasad is an artist, speaker and an author. She has worked with and published thousands of articles for top newspapers and magazines . She has a PhD. in English literature from Mumbai University and was on the cover of Times’ ‘West Side Plus’ and several notable publications.’Two Winters and 365 Days’ and ‘Coming Back Home’ were her previous books.’Rain Drops and Caterpillars’ is her third.She often deals with self-discovery and internal transformation of the characters in her writings. While the ‘The Statesman’, ‘News Today’ and the ‘Pioneer’ listed her books as outstanding on their shelves, the newspapers like, Dainik Jagran, Panjab Kesari, Story Zen have described her as a writer with a realistic edge, capable of stirring deep emotions in a reader. Kindle edition of ‘Coming Back Home’ exceeded 10,000 downloads early this year.Blogging, observing nature, traveling, listening to music and watching Bollywood movies are her many passions.https: //www.facebook.com/ AuthorAnuradhaPrasad/https: //mobile.twitter.com/anuradhap2?lang=en website- http://www.anuradha-prasad.com

 

REVIEW :

Beginning with the book title it gives you a gentle feeling of growing up and learning if you break the components of the title. The cover is really colourful and gives it a nice complete look.

The book contains 6 short stories with lessons we all go through. Such as sublimity, acceptance, courage, compassion,devotion,deceit. The human emotions are often so fragile that learning about them and knowing more will always give you a deeper sense of self.

I Thoroughly enjoyed reading the stories written beautifully with great narration. Each story will probably remind you of an incident that might have happened with you. Simple stories which will blend you in with the authors mind.

Loved reading it throughout my train journey.

overall 3.5/5.

 

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