Review #1: Nirmala and Normala
We all know how much Bollywood loves the twins-separated-at-birth story line and we’ve all taken perverse pleasure from these movies. So when a couple of writers team up to poke some fun at it, the result is a hilarious juxtaposition of reel and real life.
The author–illustrator team of Sowmya Rajendran and Niveditha Subramaniam are well known for the young adult novels Mayil Will Not Be Quiet and Mostly Madly Mayil, the diary of the irrepressible Mayil. Thus, when Penguin asked me if I’d like to review a copy of their graphic novel Nirmala and Normala and, of course, I jumped at the chance.
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