Being born in a middle-class family has its own perks and limitations. The biggest perk is that one will be able to complete his engineering and MBA and the biggest limitation is that one will have to complete his engineering and MBA. Saurabh Sharma, being a middle-class boy from Baroda, did his engineering from NIT, Allahabad, and MBA from NMIMS, Mumbai. Currently an Associate Director at Flipkart, in his free time, he loves to write, play tennis and strum guitar. His debut novel is a tribute to some of the truly amazing friendships that he has developed over the years. His penchant for storytelling has led to his witty writing style, which has got rave reviews from across. He is currently staying in Bangalore with his wife. He is currently giving finishing touches to his 2nd novel, which will be a sequel to Teenage diaries. You can reach out to him on Facebook, via mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or via twitter @Storybazsaurabh.
- Paperback: 320 pages
- Publisher: Leadstart Publishing Private Limited; First edition (13 December 2016)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 9352017269
- ISBN-13: 978-9352017263
- Product Dimensions: 14 x 2 x 21.6 cm
“How about bunk the next class and rushing to the cricket field and while you are at it, planting a bomb in the toilet?” Wait, what the hell am I asking you to do with deadlines to catch on!? But allow me to take you down the forgotten memory lanes and remind you of the times when… You had a fit of breathlessness in front of your crush, When FLAMES said marriage, you couldn’t help but blush. Blank calls played Morse codes, Two meant – you missed her loads. You were clumsy as shit because her presence was sublime, But after your break-up, crying became your favourite pastime. You bunked the classes and said – ‘Let the studies rot!’ But you never missed Kiran ma’am’s class, ‘coz she was pretty hot! 😉 Cricket brought you glory, And planting a bomb in school changed your story. Life screwed you over and killed your spirit, But you’re glad that you anyway did it. Told through the eyes of an Indian middle-class teenager, this story will make you wonder what you would have done if you were named Ghanshyam and were born a pessimistic nerd, while your optimistic best friend believed in unicorns and utopia! And to add to your woes, what if you fell in love with the most beautiful girl in your school? Wouldn’t you then wait for a miracle to happen?
Teenage is the most memorable and lovable days of our life. We grow up, achieve whatever we want from life but we still can’t bring back those days of our life. We missed our school days. We missed our class bunk, fraud excuse to bunk the class and homework also. When we sit on a chair and think about those days, tears rolled down from our eyes. Here author tried to narrate all emotion of some teenage student like Ghanashyam, Vikram, Tanya, Rishabh, Rahul, Aneya, Sneha, sandy, Armaan and many more characters.
On my reviews, I don’t want to narrate a small thing about it just because I want all readers to go through personally and refresh their old some happy and sad memories. Story narration is too good and the author did a wonderful work here.
Ratings: 4 Stars
Cover: 3.5 Stars
Narration: 3 Stars
Story plot: 3.5 Stars