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REVIEW: You Came Like Hope by Jyoti Arora

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Peehu:
“I heard them mourn my death. I lay in the next room. Motionless, silent, and staring at the ceiling.”

Adih:
“When it comes to a broken person, some of them are expert at blinding you. Spend an entire evening with such a person, but you may still not know how he is crushing inside.”

Uday:
“Who would say no to him? He is smart, intelligent, super handsome, rich, suave and sophisticated. He’s perfect!”

Pooja:
“Pooja gave no explanation. She asked no forgiveness. She just arrived in his home, resenting him for being her husband.”

Arunav:
“He had smiled as if nothing was wrong.
He had behaved as if he still had his dreams and hopes.
He had pretended as if it didn’t hurt.
But it did.”

Does Destiny hold the key to our happiness?
Is it always the feeble that is the victim?
Love can be the embrace of heaven. But what happens when it unleashes hellfire?

Lose yourself in the intense narrative of You Came Like Hope as it unleashes a rollercoaster of emotions, uncovers some bitter truths, challenges widespread prejudices, and forces you to reconsider your beliefs.


TITLE- You Came Like Hope
AUTHOR- Jyoti Arora
FORMAT- Paperback

*Thanks to the Author for a paperback review copy.*
Love Love Love! Some more love and some hope...
"Our hearts throb together now. The won't survive being apart."

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The story introduces the readers to Peehu, a simple yet sophisticated girl, who lives under the shadow of her twin, Pakh. She lives a lonely life but her life takes a far more terrible turn and the identical twin thing creates much more trouble than usual.

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Adih, a blunt but sensitive man knows one thing, 'never trust a woman'. Still recovering from a traumatic past, his life revolves around his only living family member, his niece. The one thing he solely believes is to never trust a woman and he is hell-bent on not trusting one again.

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The story shows us how one lie can flip our lives upside down. The same happens with Peehu when she sees her parents mourn her death instead of her sister Pakhi. It's like her parents always expected her to die but never Pakhi, so she develops even more personality issues. She tries to become Pakhi but how can a person always live in another's shadow?

"Lies run fast, truth walks on crutches"

The story is not all happy going, it deals with some sensitive issues. Their love story is not an easy one but love is never easy, is it?

Talking about the book, it was quite enjoyable. I liked author's writing style. It was simple and engaging. All in all, it was an enjoyable read and completely worth the time!


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