Title: Diabolicaldiabolical

Author: Supriya Parulekar

Publisher: Gargi Publishers

ISBN: 9789384382094

My Review

‘Aap devil ke peeche, devil aapke peeche’ – do you remember the popular dialog from a popular Bollywood flick? Have you ever felt hat electrice kick from the diabolical you? Yes, sometimes, we ought to be a bit devilish in order to bring out our real self in front of the whole world! No, it’s not negative but s, it might seem to be devilish! Beware – this tale of relationships might seem deceptive to you!

You will agree to me on the fact that we have experienced at-least an episode of deception until this age. You might have experienced the trauma under the conglomerate of problems which are defined as – deceiving relations. This heart-pricking definition transforms into a weird situation when we are on a face-off with ourselves! Come; let us resurface our hidden joys and sorrows with this story before we metamorphose into a Diabolical! After all, whom do we plan to deceive – this deceptive mirage of relations or ourselves?

This book titled, Diabolical is a story of a superstar – Sonya Rana. She has a past and a future of her, akin every protagonist of a given story. Nevertheless, it’s her dejection that throws her into the clouds of uncertainties and she lands up into a dark phase of life, where there is nobody cajoling her – not even her BFF, her step-sister! Care to take a dig? Continue…

This story is about how despite being surrounded by her family; ‘The’ Sonya Rana feels all alone. She is blessed with her love of life but only to parts ways. Sometimes, it is felt that even her loneliness leaves her to make her find her solace at some another horizon. And, guess what – all these developments conjure up to resurface – the Diabolical! Literally speaking the term, ‘Diabolical’ means devilish or in simpler words disgracefully unpleasant. Read this story to find out which element in her life is a diabolical – her mother, her sister, her love, her career, her life or she, herself?

The author – Supriya Parulekar mam is a gifted writer and lives up to the expectations of her profession, as a writer. She indisputably seeps life into her characters through her pen and ink and this work is one more example of her craftsmanship. You will appreciate how she elaborates on the plot in relation to the basic theme of the story. At many points if time, you will experience as if she is reading your minds and the book (read it as the story) is taking shape accordingly.

We all have varying mental capacities and different inferences of our life incidents which in turn influence our life decisions and thus, this book will have different influence to different people, reading it. A few will consider one element being devilish; while the other might prefer choosing another one! She has very acutely presented the characters and their respective line of action such that it makes you take a sneak peek into your inner self. You will get a lot of content for introspection and gauge relationships endearing you. While reading, you might even try to ponder upon your trivial life decisions. This includes relationship with yourself – your concise and the diabolical you!

So, don’t waste your energy in contemplating what might come out of it for you, just go to grab a copy, soar high and go diabolical!

About the Book

Lost and alone, Sonya fought with the demons that haunted her, threatening to rip her apart! “They want me dead…” Sonya mumbled as fear took hold of her. Being a superstar in Bollywood provided no solace to the gorgeous Sonya Rana and there was no running away from the fear that she experienced every waking moment. Jay tried to soothe her frayed nerves with his love but she chose to shut herself from the world. All she wanted was to leave her dark past behind, somehow.

“Let me go… please,” Sonya pleaded to Tania, her step-sister who fiercely loved and protected her. Sonya knew the bitter truth. In the end, either one will survive; she or the demons raging within her, and if the demons won, it would spell an end for Sonya. When one’s soul takes a beating, all hope is lost and everything is over in a single heartbeat. The ‘Diabolical’ had manifested itself within the gorgeous Sonya, killing the hope of a chance at a beautiful life she could have had. Read this book to unravel the dark games our mind plays with us. Experience a tumultuous ride of emotions as Sonya’s past catches up with her sending her life spiraling down.

About the Author

Supriya Parulekar is a published author with four books in her kitty and has written a story, a screenplay and dialogues for two movie projects that are under consideration at present. She has also worked as a script editor for TV18 and History Channel. She was a columnist for ‘YUVA’, a magazine for the youth. Her passions include reading, writing and travelling to new places in search of inspirations.

Supriya’s debut novel ‘A Soulful of Lie’, a supernatural thriller, was very much appreciated by Lat Gautam Rajadhyaksha, a well-renowned celebrity photographer. ‘DReamcatcher’ belongs to the romance genre and it was a huge success in a couple of days since its launch. The third, ‘The Gangster’s Muse’ is a thriller and is available online and in stores. Recently, ‘BFF: Best Friends Forever’ was released and it did quite well in the ‘Teen fiction’ category.

Supriya compose poems too when she is not working on her books or reading.

She can be connected at:

Email: parulekar.supriya@gmail.com

Facebook: /supriya.r.parulekar and /parulekarsupriya