Saturday, 14 November 2015

BOOK REVIEW: Eighteen The End of Innocence by Sudham


It is 1990, Raghu is in the final year of an all-boys school in Delhi. The monotony of attending school is broken by escapades with Aadi – his best friend – and the rest of the gang from school. High on hormones the boys are knocking hard on the doors of adulthood!

A slew of blank calls and a mystery caller bring intrigue into Raghu’s life. He is surprised when one fine day Shalini, a girl from his study group turns up at his doorstep. Raghu and Shalini join forces to nail the mystery caller and soon find themselves falling in love.

A coming of age fiction set in Delhi of the early 1990s, Eighteen: The End of Innocence traces the lives of three teenagers – Raghu, his girlfriend Shalini and his best friend Aadi. It is a tale about the choices young adults make, often blurring the line between fun and felony in the name of love or for the sake of friendship.

Eighteen: The End of Innocence is a journey from turning an adult to maturing into one.

All the stories are good. The book is well presented.
All of us go through such phase from teen into adult, getting mature, when we understands life,the meaning of it. 

Todays generation had to fight for freedom .They make choices without any thought or regard about the consequences. 
"Smoking, drinking, drugs ,even sex! This pub culture is running"
Staying out late ...

I think author has done lot of  research . Its  a  nice read. Its sweet and lite read. I would recommend this book to all teenagers and youngsters. I WOULD GIVE  THIS BOOK 4 OUT OF 5 STARS. 

Sudham Ravinutala completed Bachelor of Engineering with specialisation in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur in 1997. He also completed Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration with specialisation in Marketing from K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai in 2001. He is currently Partner in Bright Ideas & Ventures. Let us know more about his writing:

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