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Book Review: Signposts by Tapan Ghosh

Like a lamppost, signpost is also a fascinating sight. There is something unspeakable charm about signposts whenever we come across while walking or driving. In simple words signposts guide us, they show the directions to lost wanderers, they signal something. As a traveler one has to understand them to get on the right path. They show us the way.

Getting of its physical aspect, in the book Signposts: Life simplified in 100 quotes by Tapan Ghosh, we come across wisdom that try guiding us. It is a book of 100 quotes. The cover page of the book is completely enticing, with a sublime view of mountains with a signpost pole showing directions at three sides. The signposts also assist the content inside. The inside galley of the book is as captivating as its cover page.  The size of the book is handy – one can keep it anywhere, even while travelling.

It is not a book on moral lecturing through some random quotes. In fact, the quotes in the book seem to have been spiraled from the author’s life experiences. There are 100 quotes covering topics like love to lust to god to humankind and everything in between.

The quotes best explain the circumstances of life, this is one book that needs to be read, and rather it needs to be seen every day. The quotes have the power to heal a seething mind and broken heart; they very well can explain one as what to do with life and how to handle it. All quotes are simple and effective and sublime. The more you read, the more you will try coming back to the book. The themes discussed in the quotes is of mixed genres, look at some of the prominent quotes below. They exactly sums the underlying meaning in lesser words on life, introspection, love, and much more.

Although life is full of red lights, we cannot stop living.

We deny ourselves much, not realizing that much of its divine.

Being in love is a purpose in itself.

Similarly, the book is full of 100 quotes on various vagaries of life. Picking up this book is a unique experience in itself.

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