Author: Anmol Malik
Publisher: HarperCollins India
Three Impossible wishes by Anmol Malik is a refreshing read filled with drama and food. Yes, this book is the one that took me out of my reading slump. I was looking for a light read and the title of this book attracted me.
Well, Three Impossible wishes is a story of Arya, a dreamer who wants to enjoy the moment is sent abroad, for studies by her dad. Does she really want to study the course her dad choose? Will she adjust in the world of serious people? Will she fall in love with England? Will she fulfill her wishes, the three impossible wishes?
From the start, I was hooked to the book and after a long time, I read a book in a go, without wasting a single minute, with a Lil time I got between meetings, I utilized it all in reading this book.
The storyline of the book is fabulous, I liked how the author sequenced everything, and one felt real, like watching a Bollywood movie. The plot of the story is interesting with the twists that will make the reader curious. It’s a roller-coaster ride of emotions that Arya goes through. Doing what you love, being the storm in between calm minds that’s what Arya is, and I fell in love with her. I found myself in her at many places.
With excellent narration and engaging writing style, the book revolves around love, friendship, drama, family and will remind you about your college days. The love triangles, Parents expectations, misunderstandings and wrong judgments and conclusions,strong friendships, fear of being judged surrounded, Arya. Will she do what she loves?
I loved it all. Though there are certain places where the plot is unnecessarily stretched, but then it covers it all with my love for Arya. With a smooth pace and easy language, this book will make you fall in love with each character. Yes, each character will remind us about a person. I liked the equation of Vlad and Arya and of course Sahil. It has drama and dialogue, with the backdrop of England with the desi Mundas.
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I loved how Arya solved he mysteries, that determination she had and the fun-loving personality. How her unrealistic dreams and her equation with Vlad is. How opposites, people who cannot stand with each other felt that spark What I loved most, is the Climax. Yes, The way things turned out for her, the way she stood up for herself, the way she took charge of her life and of course the way she found her passion, Everything was up to the point.
The way the author expressed the emotions is commendable. The guilt or the loss of losing someone, or to just find a muse to entertain, that feeling of being unloved trying doing what you love or to meet a dean, the author expressed it all. These lil things by the author made me fall in love with the book more.
Not to forget an impressive cover and the title.Looking for a light, interesting read? This is it.
19-year-old Arya Mahtani has been accepted to the University of Westley. But does she really belong there, or is she occupying a seat that would be better warmed by a more deserving student? Plagued by self-doubt, Arya begins her college life. Along the way, she meets Sahil, aka South Delhi ka Drake – the privileged little rich boy desperately trying to Keep Up With The Kardashians of Cuffe Parade and Connaught Place, and Vladimir Petrov, the vodka to Arya’ s hot chocolate, and the only way out of her imminent deportation. Thrown into this mix is Arya’s complicated relationship with her self-made, Harvard graduate, Barclay top-gun dad. Funny and endearing, Three Impossible Wishes is a heart-warming book about finding love, and learning to love yourself.