Durjoy Datta’s The Girl of My Dreams is a psychological thriller
This psychological thriller is about Daman who suffers a memory lapse after he wakes up from com following a car accident. All he remembers now is a name — Shreyasi, the girl who was in the same car and whose hazy face now haunts his dreams.
As he struggles to start his life anew, a girl enters his life. She’s Shreyasi ... or is she? Sometimes an obsessive lover, sometimes a stalker, sometimes just a girl in love — is she really who she claims, the girl of his dreams?
Durjoy Datta has managed to deliver an unusual love story, with ample to keep you hooked. Just as you ensconce yourself in the storyline, he serves a twist in the tale turning the entire story on its head. And he does that again and again through the book, keeping the reader on the edge. His characters are flawed and broken, making you want to reach out to them. And then comes the twist, after which you want to run away from the same characters as far as possible.There is love, mess, madness and all served well to draw you in.There may be a few forced sex scenes and cuss words, but save for that, it’s an unputdownable metro read.
Title: The Girl of My Dreams
Author: Durjoy Datta
Publisher: Penguin Random House India
Price: Rs 199