*Publisher: Harper Collins *ISBN: 978-93-5277-354-1 *Genre: Fiction *Cover: Paperback *No of Pages: 345 *Price: 399 *Rating: 3.5/5
Excellent, this is totally out of the box experience, wow nice to read on new concept like spirit following her twin sister and helping her in difficult times. I highly appreciate the work of author, especially bonding between the sisterhoods.
Narrating the story and writing style of author is excellent also language is simple and easy to understand, character build up is perfect, but only thing is length of the novel is unusually stretched. The scenic beauty of Darjeeling, the temple city called Bhubaneswar, description of hogly river and surrounding of Calcutta is mesmerizing, one feels to visit this place.
The first half of the book is perfect, I thought I will complete this novel in one sitting, but I missed the charm in middle of the book and somewhat disappointed while reading the climax. But I loved to read about Saturn, beral (the cat soul), a stone talking with Dulari, visiting other planets and visualizing of satatma, duratma etc.
A unique plot makes this book perfect read for the weekend. I highly recommend this novel to those who love’s to read on family and their bonding.
**I received a copy from Writersmelon in exchange for an honest and unbiased review**
Death separates Dulari from her beloved twin sister, Ujjwala. Forlorn, her spirit remains on Earth as a powerless but constant companion to Ujjwala. Like the apsara Urvashi, she has the power to travel between worlds but no family, no one to love.
Dulari has a dream: she hopes to be reborn as Ujjwala’s daughter and find a home for herself. Twenty-nine years has gone by, but her dream remains unfulfilled. There is hope, though, for Ujjwala has a son and now longs for a daughter.
Then arrives a man for Ujjwala’s past. His presence upsets her life and sets into motion a series of events that threaten to destroy her completely. Only Dulari can save her sister, but to do that, she must relinquish her dream. Will Dulari intervene and protect Ujjwala, or will she wait and watch? Will her endless longing for life and belonging overpower the love she has for her sister?
Sensitively written and evocative, A home for urvashi depicts the bond of sisterhood that goes beyond life and death.