DiscoverPsychological Thriller

Anandam: Part One


Must read 🏆

Saswat takes us on a fascinating journey that transcends our current knowledge of 'Human Consciousness'

The narration is simple yet enthralling. The subjects that are discussed throughout the book might seem outlandish to certain westerners but as an Indian, I found them to be plausible as I'm well aware of the fact that it exists in the realms of possibilities. I wasn't always a staunch believer in the afterlife or re-incarnation but never did I question the likelihood of it happening in today's world. By weaving a neat story around the core concept, not only was Saswat able to impart his knowledge about the subject but also create an element of suspense to keep you hooked and not let you carried away or get overwhelmed. Although one might argue that the story is just a pretense to drive his message across, I chose to see beyond that argument. For once, I didn't care about the plot structure and development. I just wanted to revel in the experience of the matter conveyed. It talked about subjects that interested me and I couldn't help but smile as I tried to get my head around the seemingly vast ideology.

As much as I loved this one, I feel like it wouldn't be everyone's cup of tea. If you are interested in the field of human psychology, eastern philosophy, or cosmic energy, you can pick up this book and subject your preconceived beliefs and notions to be questioned. You must be someone who is willing to explore the vast realms of human consciousness and believe in the fact that there are certain aspects of life that can't be explained by the laws of science. You might be left with a bunch of unanswered questions and that's exactly the objective of this book. Despite the minor lack of clarity towards the end, I feel like this book has enlightened me to a great extent and I'm eager to know what the second part holds.

Reviewed by

On a break from reading.

Going through depression/existential crisis.
Trying hard just to stay alive.

Won't be active for another 10 months.

The Gospels

About the author

I am a pisces by birth, hailing from a Hindu family. I have spent my childhood in a township built around a steel plant in the eastern part of India. I am interested not just in life's ebb and flow, but in the aspects of life that are beyond the grasp of current science - the human consciousness. view profile

Published on August 12, 2019

Published by

20000 words

Contains mild explicit content ⚠️

Genre: Psychological Thriller

Reviewed by