A Time Outside This Time by Amitav Kumar

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 A can see a booker prize coming out way! The review of Time Outside the Time by Amitav Kumar could not be started with a better introduction. The enchanting master of literature had once again stolen the hearts of the readers with his classic and unique narrative. If you belong to the hate club of literary fiction, you better not read the book for you would be forced to quit the club…

A Time Outside This Time  by Amitav Kumar

Classic plunge into the raw human lives

The review might be sycophantic to the readers but the finesse of the craft in by Amitav Kumar has forced me to tread the same path. Yes! I am head over heels in love with the writer’s craft. There are only a few books that made me question my finesse. 
The plot of A Time Outside This Time takes off with the monologue of Satya. Satya is an author who wrote a book about the different strata of the philosophy of truth and lies. Like the boy who kills the ants to feed other ants, the author is baiting the circumstances around him that are unique, bizarre yet common.

Quirky reality

The author’s quirky narration style makes the book all the more endearing for the readers. The author derives several layers of perspectives for a single incident through A Time Outside This Time. In minor instances of life-changing circumstances, the author has picked the humorous element in all of them. 

Hunt for plot

The character of Satya who hunts for plots is relatable to all creatives aspirants. The author has delved deep into the psyche of Satya so that towards the end of the first half, the readers would be empathetic to the author himself. The character of Farooq is another lively one that, the author has crafted with subservience.
Overall A Time Outside This Time by Amitav Kumar is a riveting account of contemporary reality laid bare with the scalpel of literature. 
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