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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Family Life / Siblings
  • Language:English
  • Pages:148
  • eBook ISBN:9798350936261
  • Paperback ISBN:9798350936254

The Small Things

Excitement is overrated. It is the little things that make the heart sing.

by Daisy Mahfooz

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This is a story about two brothers from India navigating their childhood and exploring the world around them. It stresses the importance of the simpler things in life — the translucent dewdrops at dawn, the green tender tendrils, the velvet red mites after the first monsoon showers, the aromatic smell of one's favorite cooking — these are the things that touch upon the human soul and define the existentialism called love.
This book is about the small things that make life worth living and explores the intricacies of relationships that exist in daily life. Adventures are hidden in everyday affairs. It dives into the mind of an ordinary boy and his hopes, struggles, victories, and love life. The story is set in a fictional town called "Dhingori" and carry the scents and sounds of village life depicted in a delightful manner. The book has been praised for its humor, realism, simplicity, and charm.
About the author
Daisy Mahfooz' writing is unique in the sense that it is unfiltered, fresh, and full of wonder and hope. "The Small Things" is her debut novel and dives into the fact that in life, the small things are the big things. What matters most to her are the dewdrops on the grass during a morning walk with her dogs and the lingering smell of baking a cake after her daughter begged for one. When she isn't writing at her desk or reading a book next to her fur babies, you can find Daisy dragging her husband along to explore another bookstore in Seattle or bringing the whole family together to go on a beautiful trail.