If anything that excites us more than or equal to our school or college days, that is our first job. And if this new beginning is coupled with another one, say, we find the love of our life, then it becomes the focal point of life. Love Forever @ Rajpath by Kalpana Mishra begins its journey from this point and gives it such a twist that readers remain hooked to it till the end.
As story unfolds, we find curiosity bug making some young men uneasy to discover all about the new entrants in their service, an office of one of the ministries of Government of India. And we are introduced to Kartik, a dynamic but introvert guy. Then there is only girl in the new batch Shalini, who soon becomes the centre of attraction for everyone.
Coincidently, I started my career also almost at the same time, in 2003, and in the same kind of set up. Not only that, like the male protagonist of the novel, Kartik, I also hail from Bihar. So while reading the book, it was like looking back and trying to recall if I knew them. Not only the descriptions of government set-up but also the life styles of the both characters, particularly the idiosyncrasy of the Bihari boy, his family background, kidnapping scenes became alive for me and I could see the characters moving around.
I had been attracted to this book at the very first glance because I had also named my first novel Love@... But at the eleventh hour I changed it to A Rose on The Platform. I apprehended that we might have the similar kind of stories. Then I came in contact with the author Kalpana Mishra through the Facebook and decided to read it.
And I am glad to read it. It is an interesting book.
The most of the events take place in Delhi and anyone who lives in Delhi can easily connect to it. The story flows smoothly and doesn’t promise anything out of the world. It is grounded and makes us part of it. We become characters and feel their joy and pain.
It has been drafted in a very well planned manner, language crispy and to the point. It makes an interesting reading and I would recommend it to anyone who loves romance novels.
|Book : Love Forever@ Rajpath
Author: Kalpana Mishra
Publisher: Srishti Publishers, Delhi