A Book Review Of SAMUDRAN By A R Vikram

A Book Review Of SAMUDRAN: The Extraordinary Journey of an Ordinary Man Penned A R Vikram


Every person faces numerous ups and down throughout his/her life and how they handle these situations makes their journey mundane or extraordinary.

Samudran is a book that tells such an extraordinary tale of an ordinary man. Written by A R Vikram, the book makes for a great reading experience.

Premise – SAMUDRAN

Samudran, is a 23-year-old photographer, who gets a last-minute assignment, which unbeknown to him, will change his life. The assignment is about researching, a tiny island for medicinal herbs. The island is inhabited by tribal people having their own culture and secrets. During his research. Samudran meets Meila, the seventeen-year-old daughter of the tribal chief, and the two fall in love.

However, his dreams of marriage and love are shattered when he learns that a member of their team not only sabotaging their mission but also poses a threat to the life and existence of the local tribal people. Thus begins Samudran’s thrilling adventure to save the island and its people and most importantly the girl he loves.

Character Development SAMUDRAN

The author has done a great job of presenting the various characters of the book beautifully and realistically. Even though the book has several characters, each of them is extremely well-written and contributes positively to taking the story forward.

The fact that a supporting character is made to uphold the values of courage, honor, and good judgment further reflects the exceptional character development skills of the author.


The fast-paced plot tells the tale of a tropical adventure that comprises emotions ranging from love and romance to loyalty and betrayal. It is a thrilling and action-filled tale that keeps the readers engaged and captivated till the end. The various incidents and situations add spice to the story making the book quite entertaining.

Writing Style SAMUDRAN

The book offers a combination of science, suspense, adventure, and honor and contains various twists and turns. Despite being a little lengthy, it comprises an alluring storyline and the author needs to be applauded for deftly weaving various moral and ethical notes in the plot. The efficient narration and the well-researched content make it a truly amazing book that will resonate with the readers.

The cover page design is simple and reflects the theme of the book perfectly.

Final VerdictSAMUDRAN

This is a must-read book for people who love good action-adventure thrillers and I give it a rating of 4.0/5.

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