I am posting a book review after a long time. Don’t know what caught me up but here I am after reading one of the books that gave me chills. In a world of online dating apps, flickering love affairs and not-so-stable relationships, this book talks about a love so deep that it literally takes your breath away. How much love is too much love? How does one portray love? What is the correct way to love someone? What exactly is the parameter of true love? Any idea? Well! This book might not give you exact answers to these questions but will give you an insight. However, you may start hating love too. That’s right, you heard me right. This book is one of a kind and may differ in ways of our perception. Different readers will perceive it in a different way. That’s the beauty of this book.
Talking about the book “The Poison of Love”, translated by Ministhy Nair, is Malayalam translation of the original book “Meerasadhu” by K.R. Meera. The story is spun around Tulsi, a promising graduate from IIT with a great intellectual background about to be married to an eligible bachelor. However, events take a different turn, and she rather elopes with a newly found love of hers on the wedding night. The events that follow post that incident, bursts Tulsi’s bubble of the illusion of love she was living in. However, as they say, love is love and one cannot escape that. There are a lot of events that follow which turns Tulsi to Meerasadhu which will keep you hooked and tingle the varied emotions in you. The feeling of disgust, empathy, sympathy, guilt, pure love will stir at once.
The best part of the book is that you can read it in one go. So, if you want to get out of the reading slump (if you are into one, or otherwise), with one of the most enticing books, this book is for you. Read it with an open mind and you will appreciate it. Read it with your preconceived biases and well, let me know how you like it.
Go and grab a copy immediately for yourself!!!