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Book review: Marjella by Yuvaraja Dhayanithi.

Title- Marjella
Author- Yuvaraja Dhayanithi
Publisher- Dreamblooms Media
Format- Paperback
Pages- 184
Genre- Fantasy
Publication date- 1 Jan 2016

Ratings- 3.8/5

Book blurb:
Jella, the octopus, is the rightful ruler of Zypher, a kingdom at sea. But her father was killed and the kingdom was taken over by the evil Chiro. She has no one but two little friends, Qwerty and Bingo. She has to win back Zypher and free her people. Marina is an eminent scientist and she has no clue about her contributions to the world. Her inventions are at wrong hands and posing a huge threat to the world. She is the only one who can save the world. Jella finds Marina stabbed and left to die in her sea. In a magical intervention, together they discover each other’s life experiences, but did they reclaim their destiny?

Book review:

❝It takes pride to create, not to destroy❞

‘Merjella’ is an underwater fantasy book. The story is about Jella, an octopus raised by her mentor, Mimic who is also the ruler of Zypher(an underwater city). Jella’s father, the king of zypher was killed by evil Chiro and then Jella was only left with her two best friends named Bingo and Qwerty.

While Marina is a prominent scientist whose inventions are conferred into wrong hands , thereby putting everybody at risk. Jello saves marina while she was left to die underwater. Together they both discover their scenarios and evolve as Marjella to take up their respective vengeance.

The interlacing of marine world with humans is absolutely delightful. The characterisation of underwater creature is exquisitely done. Also facts related to the characters of the story are provided at the end of each chapter.

The book is all about friendship, family, teamwork and overcoming your fears. It is filled with information on underwater species that will elucidate the readers about marine life. Author’s words of choice is lucid, intelligible and extremely convenient for children. I found this book somewhere between fun and loops of emotions and somewhat reminded me of Oswald and Finding Nemo. Totally enjoyed the read.

Thanks to @samvedna_ for sending over the review copy.🌻

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