Sometimes, healing other's wounds heals your own scar, no matter how far you have got to travel. If it's Not Forever is the story about a man who sets out on a journey to fulfil the last words of a stranger who died in a bomb blast that has traumatised the protagonist himself. Written by Durjoy Dutta and Nikita Singh, and published in 2012, the book takes the reader for a journey.
One afternoon, at the heart of Delhi, Chandni Chowk, suddenly out of nowhere, powerful bomb blasts shaking up the city. The explosion has ripped the city apart haunting everyone with the kill of the innocent lives. Deb, the protagonist, is also emotionally affected by the terrible disaster. It has moved him, and for a long time he could not get the agony that has been tormenting him out of his head. So, one day, he visits the blast site, and while wandering he finds a half-burnt diary.
As he reads the diary, he finds out the last wish of the owner, a stranger and a victim of a bomb blast. For Deb, it is heart wrenching, and he felt for it. He decides to make man's wish come true, and he sets out for a journey along with his girlfriend, Avantika, and two other friends. In the journey, he tries to put the broken pieces in the life of a man into places. What is the wish and what do the friends do to fulfil it? What are the struggles, both emotional and physical, which they face?
Durjoy Dutta and Nikita Singh have well crafted the story making it well-paced, intriguing and gripping. Durjoy Dutta is New Delhi-born lad who after completing his Business Management embarks his career in writing with his first book, Of Course I Love You. Nikita Singh is also a young author whose first book, Love @ Facebook was a bestseller. You can order online the paperback edition published by Penguin India with the ISBN-10: 0143421565 and ISBN-13: 978-0143421566.