Saturday, July 12, 2014

Book Review #14: Dear Wife, Your Husband is not a Superhero

Name: Dear Wife, Your Husband is not a Superhero
Author: Santosh Avvannavar, Jacob Monsy and Ruchita Kumar Shah
No. of Pages: 78
Genre: Fiction/Self-help
Publisher: Aravind Enterprise (www.a4dable.in)
Price: Rs. 80/-
Published in: 2014

The blurb of the book says:
“Weddings have logic, but Marriages have only emotions”

The book encompasses 14 different heart touching episodes with simple narration. These are partly based on true stories about individual experiences. A must book for people to turn ‘wedding’ into ‘successful marriage.’

About the author:

Santosh Avvannavar : Santosh started his career as a consultant and Soft Skills Trainer. He did his college education from NITK, Surathkal. He functioned as a researcher at University of Eindhoven, University of Twente and Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He was also the Placement President, while he was working at IISc, Bangalore. He has over 25 publications of mostly research documents that have found their place in National & International Journals. Also, he has done 16 conference papers and regularly functions as a writer of different articles for a national and worldwide daily paper.

He is an advisor for different organizations. Throughout his personal time he composes his thoughts on a website, namely www.amritafoundation.wordpress.com and ventures into fiction writing. He delivered seminars and training to more than 33,000 people in India and abroad over the span of 7 years.

WHAT I FEEL ABOUT THE BOOK:
Cover: The cover spells humour.

Writing: Simple. But there are several grammatical and typographical errors.

Story: The book actually comprises of 14 situations, rather than stories. And at the end of each episode there is advice and counseling. Looking at the cover I was expecting humour with lessons.  The book is a kind of advisory for married couples but aimed primarily at wives. But I was wrong. I finished the book in one sitting and didn't really enjoy it.

I give "Dear Wife, Your Husband is not a Superhero" 2 stars on a scale of 5.

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