Title- Demons in my mind
Author- Ashish Gupta
Publisher- Notion Press Publishers
Dakshesh, an old man in Sirubari village suffering from cancer, wishes to be released from the excruciating pain. He requests the villagers to take him to the three monks. They are all intrigued by the legend of the mystical three monks. No one has seen them but only heard stories of miraculous healing they offered.
Knowing that the sick man’s death is imminent, the villagers leave him alone near the Pashupatinath temple hoping that the three monks, if they exist, would embrace him on the holy land. The old man wakes up to the sight of the three monks, but only to know that they are no saints but notorious criminals.
What they tell Dakshesh in his last few breaths, shakes his entire perception of humanity and its sins.
The story starts with an old man, Dakshesh who is breathing his last and has very less time. However, before he dies, he wants to meet the three monks about whom the whole town talks about. As soon as the old man meets those three monks, the whole story changes upside down.
The plot is filled with suspense, along with good pace from one scene to another. A powerful theme, Realistic and relatable characters make the story engrossing. the book is a page turner as not for a second one can sense what is going to happen next. The author has successfully held the capacity to hold the readers until the end. Overall, a good read with a thought that will make you wonder about few nights. The story will surely remain in your mind for few days. Grab a copy and find out what’s so engrossing.
Negatives– I didn’t find any.