I absolutely loved this book! This might just be the best book that I read this year. Okay, maybe I’m getting a bit carried away and speaking too soon, but this book is just brilliant!
A reviewer on Goodreads reviewed this book thus – ‘Four-and-a-half (on five). I propped this book up on the water cooler because I did not want to stop reading it while filling my bottle. End of review.’
Now, I also propped this book against on my wash-basin while brushing my teeth and I too want to write a review like that; so clever and succinct. But she already beat me to it, so I am going to go the long way (hehehe).
This book is about Em, Imelda, The Big Hoom and Augustine. Now, Em and Imelda are technically the same person, but they aren’t the same person. Ditto with The Big Hoom and Augustine. Life changes us one day at a time and while it still remains wonderful, it definitely doesn’t remain the same. The life of the narrator in this book (whose name I forget), his sister Susan, their dad and mom has new surprises in store for them every day!
The story is narrated in a way that keeps you glued to it. It