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Book Review #101: Nelson Mandela

Author: Sreedharan Parokode
Pages: 88
Publisher: APH Publishing Corporation

  • Ratings-

Cover : 4/5
Title : 3/5
Theme : 4/5
Value for money: 3.5/5
Overall : 3.5/5

  • Review:

Nelson Mandela by Sreedharan Parokode is a collection of 88 different poems! Yes, you read it right – 88 poems! such a vast collection of poems would avert the readers unless one is an ardent poetry reader. However, Sreedharan’s collection is one of its kind. Although the numbers are large, the poems are short and crisp, conveying strong messages in as less words as possible; the art of a writer which only a few possess.

The poems highlight the life of and struggles faced by the great leader – Nelson Mandela. Sreedharan has catered to social, economic and cultural issues faced by the society. He has clearly depicted that such practices should be nipped from the bud. The poems indicate Sreedharan’s strong stand against the drawbacks of society and his willingness to see the world as a better place.

The poems get interesting because of a touch of satire with which I was totally impressed. He has used metaphor – a trait in almost all great poems – and has done so at par with great poets. Sreedharan’s poems do not fail to indicate that he is not a novice in the field of poetry but a master instead. This can easily be understood from the brilliant structure that his poems follow. Sreedharan calls for action through his words and I am sure that the readers will be motivated to pick up the same.

  • Verdict:

A vivid portrayal of thoughts (3.5/5)

Click here Sreedharan’s interview by me.

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I am a Computer Engineer working with a prominent firm. Writing is my passion and likewise I love reading novels and reviewing them. Want to get your novel reviewed? Feel free to contact me at writermadhuri@gmail.com or on https://www.goodreads.com/madhurivarma Follow on FB- www.facebook.com/madhurivarmatheauthor Happy reading! Keep smiling! ;)

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