The Dark Side of Light by Sanil Sachar : Book Review

Some books have the effect of passing the emotions printed in them to be transmitted to the reader who reads it. Only by rare chances this type of books are written. The Dark side of Light is one such book which transfers the emotions and coins all of them in a sequence and co relates each of them into stories beyond any doubt.

Poetry form of writing is not so prevalent in the Indian writing scenario. I was little fascinated when i read the first line of the book , to be explicit , it undoubtedly made my mind to read the book without any hindrance.

You can even find it as a lyrical way of telling the story. A poetic start and readers will judge it as a collection of poems and they will mesmerized to find that the poem ends like a short story and each conveys a theme of emotion.

And then another starts with a different emotion and even then , the reader will still be fascinated how poetic lines will end like a short story. The author has written the poems in such a way that readers definitely read it again even after the story ends.

Why readers should read it again , the answer resides in the form of letters in the poem. The cover design plays a part in the readers to define the quality of the book for some extent but not a greater one. This too goes correct for ” The Dark side of Light”

Darkness is portrayed in way which is new to the readers.What you read is what you experience will be the perfect title which I would give to this poetry prose combination blend.

A fine blend of darkness in a poetic way which has its effect on the prose too which makes this book a must read for the readers of all kind. Characterization of darkness is different from other books and I firmly believe that Sanil Sachar mastered the theme with his expertise in the poetry.

I would recommend this book to readers who wouldn’t restrict them to genre and all those who love poetry. This is combination of short stories written in a poetic form with greater efforts from the author.A must read for all the bibliophiles.

The narration of this book contains poetry , prose and scripts which will delight the readers who like only one of the above said or the whole.


Book Details : 

Author: Sanil Sachar

Paperback: 200 pages

Publisher: Rupa Publications

Language: English

Genre:  Fiction

ISBN-13: 9788129139764

Copy: Flipkart Review Programme

Rating: 4/5

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