Rapescars, They Never Heal… by Gaurav Sharma – Book Review


Title : Rapescars… They Never Heal24239422Author : Gaurav Sharma
Pages : 151
Publisher : Petals Publication
Genre : Fiction

Rating :

Cover : 4/5
Blurb : 3/5
Plot : 3/5
Story-line : 3.5/5
Characters : 3.5/5
Writing Style : 3.5/5
Presentation : 3.5/5
Overall : 3.5/5

Overview :

A girl is raped! Her parents insist to report. Police tries to scuttle the case. Her fathers influence works! Doctor, the fourth man, sees her bare. The defense lawyer encounters with obnoxious questions. As if, she had inveigled the innocent boys. As if, shes the one accused and her violators are seeking justice against her. She feels & experiences being raped in public again. Her lawyer manages to seek conviction! Akriti wins the case but refuses her culprit to have imprisonment.

Why does she do this?
What does she decide then?
Is this the decision of her or raped mind?

Rape Scars is the voice of a rape survivor who thrives to stand against the violation of her persona.

Beauty :

  • Cover.
  • Emotional Portrayal of different characters.
  • Writing Style.
  • Some one-liners are exceptional.

Beast :

  • Plot and blurb.

Review :

Cover of the book is enough for you to sense that the book is something you would love to read and the same happened with me. I was truly excited to read about the ‘Unusual Revenge on her Rapist’ as written on the cover and with that mindset I started reading the book.

The Writing Style of Gaurav Sharma is gripping for sure. I was completely absorbed in the story while reading the book. I could sense each and every emotion author wanted to convey. Every character looks real and leaves a strong impact on the reader’s mind. Momentum of the story is apt till the court sessions. It’s a pretty quick and interesting read. I was eagerly waiting for Akriti’s decision on her rapist but I must say that I was a bit disappointed to read that part because I have seen it already in some bollywood movie.

Soon starts the finale of the book and now I wanted to know where the story will lead at the end. Surprisingly, I was impressed with the ending. Though it’s not a ‘Happy Ending’ but an Apt ending. I was not sure that I would have anticipated this type of ending. The transformation of the character of Raman deserves a read and the ‘end’ decision of Akriti makes the title of the story more convincing that the ‘Rapescars never heals.’

Overall I would say that the book is pretty interesting and deserves to be read.

 

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