Rating: 5/5 Stars
Narration/Writing style:: 5 Stars
Concept: 5 stars
Reading Level: Beginner-Intermediate
“Go as far as you can see. When you get there, you’ll be able to see farther.”
- Thomas Carlyle
Today, in this fast-moving world, when everyone is on heels, we hardly find time to reflect upon our virtues or the approach that we have towards life. Seldom do we look upon the approach that we have towards life and just live inside the bubble that we have created.
In this fable about living your best life, Robin Sharma has defined the meaning and crux of life in the easiest and most logical way. “The Secret Letter” is a story that revolves around the protagonist, Jonathan Landry, who is annoyed at possibly everything that life has offered to him. With his overworked life, a broken relationship with his wife, and a relationship, on the verge of terminating, with his son, Jonathan gets into a bizarre encounter with his lost relative-Julian, who sends him across the world to travel and collect the lifesaving letters.
In an astonishing journey of Jonathan, you will meet the gleaming towers of Shanghai to the haunting catacombs of Paris and learn how life is so complicated yet too simple.
The Secret Letter is an eye-opener for anyone who has had a bad time experiencing anything around life and the way things are.
“To risk is to live.”
Through simple yet significant writing, the author has not only touched on the sensitive issues of our society but has also transformed the way one looks at them.
The letters are symbolic of powerful messages that revolve around the power of being authentic, embracing fears, making progress, one step at a time, and how to lead your life well by simplifying it and choosing the right influences.
Above all, it discusses the power of kindness and how to stand for something bigger than yourself. For some, it may sound like something that we might have heard in every next motivational speech. But, the beauty of this book lies in the simplicity and ease with which it slides into your life.
For me, this was one of the most impactful books that I have read and that stayed with me for a very long time.
Well, to know the secret of these letters that have helped me or for that matter, 15 million others who bought this book, you need to read it right away.
“A burning sense of passion is the most potent fuel for your dreams.”
Publications: Jaico Books