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Wings of Fire

Write a review of the book you have recently read. Inform the readers about your experience while reading that book. Also, mention, why or why not you would recommend that book to the readers.

The book that I have finished reading recently is Wings of Fire written collaboratively by A P J Abdul Kalam and Arun Tiwari. The book is a semi-autobiography, that recollects the childhood memories of A P J Abdul Kalam. A P J Abdul Kalam extends his dimension of writing to his experiences and works in Indian space research and missile programs. The book has been a best-seller across India and continues to motivate a million readers. The depiction of Kalam's early life is highly inspirational. He notes intricate details of his childhood influences. 

Kalam was born in Rameswaram, a southern religious town in Tamil Nadu. The initial chapters provide an interesting glimpse of religious harmony which existed before India’s partition. Quoting from the book, ''The famous Shiva temple, which made Rameswaram so sacred to pilgrims, was about a ten-minute walk from our house. Our locality was predominantly Muslim, but there were quite a few Hindu families too, living amicably with their Muslim neighbours.'' I thoroughly enjoyed the depiction of the place. The im…

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