Book review : Offside by Kiran Vijayan

A signed copy!! YAYYY!! Thanks to the Author :)
A signed copy!! YAYYY!! Thanks to the Author 🙂

Finally a book about football/soccer (not cricket) by an Indian Author. Not that I dislike Cricket (Well I would never tell) but I am a big time Football fan, I respect all Football clubs (Not at all when they are on fields of course) but I am a Huge Real Madrid fan..specially their Jersey no. 7, forward player if you know who I mean. So It must pretty obvious how much I was anticipating thing book and the Book Cover with a football panel prints is enough to give the gist of the story one will confront. I liked it, Simple yet effective, Worn out football print shows how much it has been played in the book, at the beginning of every chapter there is a silhouette of a boy kicking football, I like the detailing…

“I have loved only two things Deeply, passionately in my entire life– a girl who was like no other and a game that means more to me than just a game.”– Page no. 2

Story is very well written, I’d say it is more sports oriented, nothing fancy but something a hardcore player who practices his butt-off on fields then enters a tournament by keeping his life at stake would understand. Someone who juggles his unrequited love, chase for his passion, experiments of new craziness an friendship all at the same time…

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