Review – Right fit wrong shoes by Varsha Dixit

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Book Name –  Right Fit
Wrong Shoes

Author                  – Varsha Dixit
Publisher              – Rupa Publications
Number of Pages – 250
Publishing Year   – 2009
Edition                  – Paperback
Rating : 3.5

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What does a woman
want? Shoes? Nope, Sex? Maybe, Money? Yes but nowadays her own . . . Hmmphh so
then what does a today’s woman really, really deep, deep down want? Still your
hearts and hold your breath. LOVE! And Right Fit Wrong Shoe shall give it to her.

My review

I have always been a fan of love- hate relations. The irresistible love and ever repulsive hatred used to pump up my veins with a rush of adrenaline. Nandini and Aditya’s love is so touching and rendered palpably. I have become a fan of author’s narration. The quirky humor and snappy hurdle of words leave us panting with zest.

Author herself hints through one of the characters about the overworked mills and boons tales of Celebrity meets and undiscovered stunner, which works out as a justification for the cliche story line. The initial friction and discord as well as verbal attacks and counter-strokes are very lively and pulsating.

Another commendable fact is the friendship between Nandini and Sneha. From saving friend’s name a crazy cow to the insensitive exchange of curses, shows a deep friendship without emotional overture.

A major setback of the story is the predictability. The twists in the story could be predicted right after the introduction of the male protagonist. Some areas of the book gave me the feeling of a different narration of the ‘pyar mohabbat serials’. With such a great writing style, if the a little more effort was taken to bring about multifarious twists especially towards the climax, the book would have done wonders. Climax disappointed me. I had decided on a 4 stars till then but the last three chapters just oozed out the fun.

Reviewed for Book Club
Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book as a complimentary copy in exchange for a honest review. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own.

About the author


Varsha Dixit is an Indian writer and the author
of this book. She currently lives in the US with her family. She originally
intended on writing books on serial killers, but decided against it as she
finds it difficult to maim or kill anyone. She did her schooling at St. Mary’s
Convent in Kanpur and received a B.A. (Honours) in Political Science from
Indraprastha College, New Delhi.
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