‘Temptations Unlimited’ by Padmini Dutta Sharma hits the book market with a bang.

‘Temptations Unlimited’ by Padmini Dutta Sharma
hits the book market with a bang.

About Padmini

Padmini Dutta sharma is one of the fiercest and unapologetic wordsmiths who wields her pen like an oar, wading through the rough patches of life and uncharted territories to reveal the raw truths that we generally tend to avoid. Dutta Sharma has created a unique style for expressing the human emotions that are constantly in clash with each other. Her lines do not rhyme like the typical poems, neither are they in sync with each other rhythmically; her poetical illustrations are a blend of drama and poetry.
With each line, she ignites fire in the minds of her readers, challenging conventions and stirring controversy. Delving deep into human psyche, Padmini is unafraid to ask difficult questions and provoke new answers. Her passion and intensity leap off every single page, leaving an indelible mark on the literary landscape of her time. Since 2012 Dutta Sharma emerged with her debut book on marriage and gained huge prominence thereafter with her controversial writes.

About ‘Temptations unlimited’.

“The desire of the moth for the star,
Of the night for the morrow,
The devotion to something afar
From the sphere of our sorrow?”
These lines of Shelley sums up the theme of Padmini Dutta Sharma’s ‘Temptations unlimited.’

‘Temptations unlimited’ is a collection of poetic tales, a new form of poetic narration created by Dutta Sharma. Most of the poems have narratives similar to drama where the conversations between two characters are a mix of prosaic poetry. The author has tried to portray the aura of mixed emotions that are generated in a human mind continuously like Hamlet’s soliloquy, “To be, or not to be: that is the question”. Sharma has reiterated that humans are no different from Adam and Eve, temptation for the forbidden larks at every nook and corner and every human succumbs to the charm irrespective of the consequences thereafter. According to Padmini, ‘it isn’t fair to use the serpents as alibi for the sins we commit, we must own up to our temptations and accept the fallouts gracefully.’
The poetic illustrations in ‘Temptations unlimited’ pen the varying kinds of temptations, from money, wealth, power to love. Humans resort to the cheapest of means to get to their desires through unholy paths and derive a sadistic pleasure by snatching what is not theirs.

Padmini has penned the woes and tribulations of women whose husband and children have been snatched by home breakers and husband snatchers, there are tales of men grieving over their deceitful wives and lovers that have been reduced to paupers before the final dump, there are stories of parents that are rendered homeless by their own blood. Basically our life revolves around greed, temptations and temporary gains. Dutta Sharma has beautifully portrayed Karma and Natural justice to instill belief in those that haven given up on life, reiterating that time takes its toll irrespective of who we are.


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