Book Name- Aravan Head
Author- Arvind Narsima
Genre- Thriller Fiction
Publisher- Inspire India Publications
Pages- 260 pages
Blurb- Four college girls, Neha, Pavithra, Deepti and Suhani, living together in Neha’s Delhi bungalow, decide to hire a cook. The canteen in-charge of their college arranges a person known to him.
The girls expect the cook to be someone old and typical but they all get a sweet surprise as the new cook, Diwakar, turns out to be young, handsome and soft spoken. The friends are fascinated by his enigmatic charisma and unbelievable culinary expertise, not to mention his refined and delicate attitudes.
Mayank Agarwal, Neha’s father, comes to Delhi on a business trip and pours eulogies on Diwakar’s gourmet’s meals. But when the girls introduce him to Neha’s father, he gets the shock of his life although the cook Diwakar doesn’t show any reaction.
Neha learns that the cook is no cook at all and he is not Diwakar too. Preethi discloses the fact that he is a famous police officer and an encounter specialist from Mumbai Crime branch, named Arya.
Review- The Aravan Head is thriller fiction written by Arvind Natsima where author serves us intriguing plot with amazing storytelling skills. This book is one of the brilliant thriller i have read by an Indian Author.
Book Title and Cover- Book Title is interesting and creates curiosity about it. Cover is alluring and appropriate. Blurb is interesting and attracts readers to pick up the book. Overall First Impression of this book demands attention of readers.
Language and Narration- Language used by Mr. Narsima is simple yet attractive. Narrating style is commendable and author ends each chapter at such point that readers are forced to turn page after page.
Theme- Theme of this book is strictly thriller. Although it also serves us Suspense, Love and other elements. I liked the way author directly came to the main point without wasting time in unnecessary descriptions.
Characterization- Mr. Narsima skillfully writes about his characters and readers can feel the emotion of characters and story through his words. Each character is justified properly.
Storyline and Plot- Plot is unique with detailed description of each and every situation which glue readers with the story. As said earlier, story picks the pace from the first page and readers enjoy every page filled with mystery, suspense and excitement to reveal the truth.
Book Title and Cover- 4/5
Language and Narration- 3/5
Storyline and Plot- 3.5/5
Final Rating- 3.5/5
Overall The Aravan Head is thriller fiction which is perfect blend of Mystery, Suspense and amazing story telling skills which i am sure will entertain readers. I would recommend this book to readers who read Thriller Fiction.