Author : Srinath Krisnamoorthy
Roger Ebert wrote in his review of the South Korean film Oldboy: ‘It is a powerful film not because of what it depicts, but because of the depths of human heart which it strips bare.’ Hope We Never Meet Again is powerful because of the same. It daringly uncovers the deep secrets locked within the depths of the human heart, as only a few novels have done before.
It tells the story of Varun Diwakar, a techie lost in the city of dreams, Banglore. His love life, his revenge life, his magical life, his psychological life and his life form fodder for the action of the novel. Love, lust, passion, romance, guilt, greed, anger, fear, surprise, hate, thrill…and the rainbow of human emotions, you feel it all as you enter the mind of the protagonist. The other characters in the novel are also…