Friday, 16 June 2017

Book Review- Twenty Twenty: A race against time by Anurag Srivastava

Book Details-
Book Name- Twenty Twenty: A Race Against Time
Author- Anurag Srivastava
Genre- Thriller Fiction
Publisher- Srishti Publications
Pages- 220
Price- ₹195

Blurb- Life is a fast-paced Twenty20 game and you need to keep playing to win. Abhi and Aditi are siblings who want to realise their dreams in the ever upgrading world. In the midst of all the struggle and success, they get entangled in a strange web. If they are not able to resolve the crisis in twenty days, their very existence can come under threat. In short, they have to hit sixes on every bouncer thrown at them. Not just with the world outside, this ordeal is also a fight with one’s own character and principles. Unwanted situations, unexpected turns, money and sex push them deeper into the web. Manipulations and treachery become the order. The hunter becomes the hunted. A vicious circle of betrayal and debauchery is created. ‘Twenty Twenty’ is a story of betrayal, deceit and relationships, where a master planner devises games, to get to his own ambitions.

Review- Twenty- Twenty is fast paced, gripping Thriller Fiction written by Anurag Srivastava. Book has suspense, hot romance and Thriller which keeps readers entertained throughout the book.

I received free review copy of this book from Kalamos Literary Services in exchange for an unbiased and honest review.

Book Cover and Title- Book Cover does not go with the book. It could have been more interesting and appropriate.

Title is interesting and goes with the content.

Language and Narration- Language used in the book is simple and gripping. Author perfectly uses language to make it a fast, thriller novel however Narration requires some work. It needs little polish to give proper thrill to the story.

Characterization- Characters are justified properly with more or less depth given to every characters which helps to make this story complex, interesting.

Storyline and Plot- Storyline is gripping and completed with complex plot which serves us Suspense, Hot Romance and Thriller elements.

Author perfectly nails the thriller part however book could have made more interesting without romance factor.

Book Cover and Title- 2/5
Language and Narration- 3/5
Characterization- 3.5/5
Storyline and Plot- 3/5

Final Rating- 3/5

All in all, Twenty-Twenty is fast paced, thriller with engaging storyline and could be enjoyed by indie-thriller readers.

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