A Handful of Purple Sky by Mridula Bajpai
Reality is the most dangerous thing in life. Facing reality with utmost energy and willpower showcases the courage and strength of a person. In this book by author Mridula Bajpai and as the blurb suggests, the book is her untiring fight against cancer she was diagnosed with. In the book, The author has described her struggle and fight with the disease very honestly. From the moment she was felt uneasy till the last radiotherapy sessions, her travel was inspiring.
Though she had family and friends as support, she - herself being positive, ever self-motivating, and a definite focus on facing the dread is endearing to read. Before the treatment, the detailed explanation of her apprehension, feelings, confusion, and worry is heartening to read. But the moment she started accepting the reality though worrying sometimes and questioning the destiny -’ Why me? ‘, her insight towards the future filled with hope is definitely inspiring.
About the Book
A Handful of Purple Sky is the story of a resilient woman who, despite waking up one morning to the terrible news that she had breast cancer, fought not only her fears and apprehensions but also the illness to emerge stronger and more determined in the end.
A Handful of Purple Sky traverses the journey called life when it brings you to a crossroad, and you can only take one quick decision: to fight, fight and fight till you emerge victoriously.
Before I forget, I would like to thank the publisher Amaryllis and author Mridula Bajpai for mentioning my review for her previous book - Until you come home that was published in December 2019 edition of the Storizen Magazine in the 10th chapter of this book, A Handful of Purple Sky - My Second Chance at Life.
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A passionate book reviewer, writer, narrator, translator, and copy editor, Swapna has a B. Tech in Computer Science and is a former SAP Technical Consultant. She is the writer, narrator, editor, and translator for three books published with Literoma Publishing, Kolkata. She created and manages the “Book Reviews Café” official blog and Facebook page that contains all the book reviews.
Swapna is also a content writer and reviewer with Storizen Magazine, CriticSpace Journals website, The Literature Times website, The Asian Review website, and the Literature Today website. She is a columnist with one of the leading women's websites in Telugu named 'Vihanga'.