TITLE: Song of a flying sparrow
AUTHOR: Rajeev Pundir
PUBLISHER: Authors’ Ink Publications
GENRE: Fiction




Song of a flying sparrow


Chiya is born and brought up in a wealthy business-class family. When her mom Rini, a highly ambitious woman, tries to fix her marriage with a millionaire divorcee, quite senior to her in age, she refuses categorically. As a result an ugly argument ensues between them. Chiya’s life turns upside down when Rini reveals an unpleasant secret pertaining to her life during the heat of the conflict.

Then she embarks on a mission-the sole aim of her life.

What was that secret and the mission thereupon?

To find, explore the novel-Song of A Flying Sparrow-a tale of emotions, love, betrayal, ambitions, greed, cynicism and twisted relations.


PLOT:- One with immense potential. It has all the elements of human emotion as mentioned in the blurb. There is nothing wrong in being ambitious as long as it does not affect relationships. The moment it does so lives of those around us are shattered and the most badly affected ones are the young ones.

Like I’ve mentioned earlier the plot has immense potential but I feel it has not been fully explored. There are twists, there are turns some predictable, some unpredictable.

CHARACTERIZATION:- The character of the protagonist and her mother Riya are well developed. However I feel the author has failed to explore the potential of the other characters especially that of Professor Sekhar. He could have contributed more to the story. The characterization of Chanda too failed to impress.

LANGUAGE:- Simple and easy to understand.

PACE:- Fine.

EDITING:- Needs to be tightened. Grammatical errors and wrong usages took away much of the sheen from the story. I’d recommend that the author go in for fresh editing before he brings out the next edition.


Overall a simple read, one you can finish in one go. I’ll give the book 3 on 5.




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An ayurvedic doctor by profession and an author by default Rajeev Pundir pens in both English and Hindi.

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I won a copy of this book in a contest organised by Authors’ Ink Publications. My views about the book are my unbiased opinion formed after carefully reading it and are in no way influenced by the author or the win.


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