It's not right but It's Okay - A review

Everyone will have their happiest and bitter moments in life. Recollecting the past and failing to enjoy the present would lead to misery. Anuj Tiwari in his third venture - 'It's not right but It's Okay' tries to project all the natural characters around us and takes us to the world of the events as if they have happened in our surroundings.

About the author

A promising youth and an upcoming writer Anuj Tiwari is an Engineer by profession. Perhaps the young lad from Mumbai is one of the youngest writers in India who could ensure best selling for his books. His other write-ups include 'Journey of two hearts'and 'It had to be you' have made his presence felt in the Novel world in India. These novels have made him one of the popular writers in India today with his simple language reaching all set of the people who eagerly wait for his next release.

A brief sketch of the novel

The novel "It's not right but It's Okay" projects a realistic approach to the day-to-day events that occur around us. Everyone in life would fall in love with someone and not all love stories have a successful ending. The sequel of events is similar to those that we have witnessed in our life or happened to our near and dear. A girl by name Angira makes her presence in the novel in a lead role. Angira has a loving family surrounded by a company of good friends and relatives who used to help her all in her needs. Unfortunately life takes a sudden phase as her heart breaks and she couldn't forget the past. At this juncture, her old classmate Ved enters the scene. Ved, a football player in his college days comes close to the heart of Angira with his funny and articulate nature. Though his intentions are quite genuine, the girl being witch hunted by the past tries to ignore him and mistrusts his proposed new bond.

In the shadow of mistrust, she develops new found friendship with an undescribing bondage with Ved and both of them have risked at their own expense. The other characters created in the novel can be visualised in our surrounding, some of them encouraging their bond and the others trying to highlight the negative element on the other side. Cohesiveness and mutual trust work like a concreted cement to lay a strong foundation to any relationship.

The impact of past relationships on present was such that Angira could not be able to dwell in the present and enjoy the beauty of life. She couldn't enjoy the finest moment with Ved as she visualises the past with the old friend The entire novel looks like a collection of beautiful moments—both sweet and bitter. It is very sweet and simple story line focussing the human values, love being the centre of cynosure through the character of Angira as you can relate this story to yourself. The novel ends pouring the heart feelings of Veda who tried to convince her with the words about his true love and affection.

Wrap up

The story of Angira and Ved is well scripted and keeps the reader very interesting to look forward for the next set of events till the end. A very heart touching message that says, "if we have a past that we aren't particularly proud of, it doesn't mean that we can't have a promising future" . The story would leave the reader learn lessons from various characters and suggests to cultivate a positive approach in life. The reader would be able to identify with the characters the various elements of life -hope, dreams, fear and companionship. We should allow the things take time. Let not lose our patience and fight with rejuvenated spirit as at times only last card decides the winner.

To sum up, the novel is a very clean story of a young girl and we can have our time pass for three to four hours in a journey or a wait at Railway station or airport with this book in hand.

Article by Jagdish Patro
Jagdish Patro is a freelance writer and a regular contributor to ISC and other websites. Fond of reading books, novels and spends his leisure time by listening to music. He did his B.Sc in Applied Chemistry and his M.Sc in Resource Development Technology. He edited and published an in-house monthly journal by name ‘Srujana’ during 2009-2011 which was totally a private circulation.

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Author: Selvipriya.N11 Jan 2017 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 1

Well done Jagdish Patro. I enjoyed your article very much. Before reading your article I didn't know about the writer Anuj Tiwari and his novels. I am very happy to know about this writer and his works. I will surely read his works in the coming days.

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