Thursday, 18 August 2016

Book Review- The Colour of Love by Jagdish Joghee

Book Name- The Colour of Love
Author- Jagdish Joghee
Genre- Romantic Fiction
Publisher- NotionPress Publications
Pages- 155
Price- ₹199

Sarfaraz is brought up with a good value system by his devoted parents. With time, curiosity and adolescent growth pangs take him through many experiences. His first brush with girls starts with a friend, and slowly meanders into casual flirtatious affairs with girls at college.

All through it, he realises that none of them have his undying, true love. A time comes when he realises who he truly loves, and in the midst of it all, he handles brutal enmity and takes on vile characters that misbehave with his friends.

Sarfaraz's grows up in Coimatore when there occur a series of bomb blasts. His identity is called in question, as his status as a Muslim makes people see him as an enemy. He loses something precious in the blasts and leaves to Sharjah, only for life to find him and surprise him.

REVIEW- The Colour of Love is second novel by Jagdish Joghee. After reading In Love and Free which was absolutely brilliant, my hopes were high from this one and i found this novel satisfying my expectations.

Book Title and Cover- Starting my review with the book title, it is appropriate with the content. Subtitle and Cover are beautiful and gives us hint about the story. Blurb is short and could be improved.

Language and Narration- Language of this book is simple yet impressive. Narrating style of Mr. Joghee is decent and together with pace, story flow is effortless.

Characterization- All the characters of story are defined well. The transformation of talented and shy Sarfaraz (main protagonist of our story) to a goon and thug is done well.

Storyline and Plot- Mr. Joghee has amazing storytelling skills which i am sure you'll feel while reading this book. All the college scenes are written brilliantly. The balance between past and present story is good. With all the unexpected twists and turns and smooth storyline, author serves another brilliant book and entertain his readers thoroughly.

Book Cover and Title- 3/5
Language and Narration- 3.5/5
Characterization- 4/5
Storyline and Plot- 4/5

Final Rating- 3.5/5

Overall The Colour of Love is romantic fiction with all the essential elements like Love, Hate, Heartbreak and Emotions.
I will recommend this book to Romantic Fiction Lovers.

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