'Life is What You Make it' is a fiction novel that talks about the way one should deal with any kind of situation kept in front of him/ her. It is set across two cities in the early eighties and talks about the protagonist, Ankita Sharma. This book essays her journey of what happens after she gets stuck in a situation that she had never thought would happen, even in her wildest dreams. It is a stirring story of growing up and an indomitable spirit. At the very core, it is a love story that forces one to think about their beliefs and cements the fact which states that life is what one makes of it.
Summary of the Book
Ankita Sharma is a confident girl who believes that she can have the world in her hands. She is the kind of girl who attracts pleasant smiles and curious stares everywhere she goes. Even though she is born in a conservative, middle class family, she wants to map out her future in her own terms. Ankita works hard and gets into a prestigious MBA University in Mumbai, and her story begins as a college student. Everything is pleasing until one unfortunate incident. In 6 months time she finds herself as a patient in a mental hospital.
How did she get there? What events occurred to bring her to this juncture? Will she get back to her normal life?
This book is a fiction. However, some instances are relatable by many readers due to their simplistic and realistic approach for exuding emotions.
Number of Pages
This novel is 209 pages long.
About the Author
Preeti Shenoy is a popular Indian author known for many best-selling novels. As a student, she did her schooling from Kendriya Vidyalayas from all across the country; owing to her father's transferable job. Getting in touch with different cultures and languages whetted her interest in Sociology. She started writing at an early age but was encouraged to take it up professionally after her blog started getting favourable and encouraging responses.
She has since written for different publications like Readers Digest and Times of India. Apart from writing, she has a keen interest in painting. A self taught artist, she specializes in pencil portraits. She also holds an internationally recognized qualification from UK in portraiture. Preeti has taught English and Mathematics to underprivileged kids in India. Her hobbies include reading, travelling, art, photography and basketball. She is currently residing in Bangalore with her spouse and two children.
Language and Binding
The book is written in English and has a paper cover binding.
This novel has been published by Srishti Publisher. This publishing house has released many popular novels.
The book was released in 2011 and has been enjoying immense popularity on the top of bestseller charts.