A Road Not Traveled By J Alchem
Niorgast Stinvins, a motivational speaker by profession, wakes up one day to a strange phone call from an unknown person asking him to attend a meeting. There he is introduced to two more strangers, Doilin Flenk (political advisor) and Bakintin Lenit (Journalist), and to a mission: “Can the world be a single country?’ Thus begins a journey on a road not traveled, learning new lessons, unlearning a few and finally realizing that life is much more than what you think it is.
Accompanying him on this journey are his personal demons, some ghosts of the past and a few random memories of the near future with his loved ones. One day he reaches a stage where he doesn't know if he will be able to live or not.
Can the world be a single country? Will they be able to take this mission from a closed room to a goal post? What circumstances are they going to face? How will their journey be?
J Alchem is a voracious reader and critically acclaimed author. He is the winner of StoryMirror 2015 ( A nation wide writing competition), NaNoWriMo -2015 and super hero storyteller (2014). He has written in several magazines and newspapers and received the appreciation for the same. His stories have been published in numerous anthologies such as blank Space, Love Bytes and Mighty Thoughts and on various online channels. He is actively involved in writing quotes and short write-ups which have often seen circulated among youth in Facebook, Whatsapp and other social media platforms.
Road not traveled was an interesting and unusual read. From title of the book it goes to a journey of adventures. It grabs readers’ mind and increase the readers’ attention to read more and more pages in a single day. There are lots of motivational and brilliant quotes in the story that add on to the appealing essence of the book like. All in all. this is a fast paced novella which starts from something abstract and takes you to another plane of abstracts. One of my favorite quote on this book “our favorite thing lets us forget about our suffering.