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5,0 su 5 Stelle Inspiratrional
Da Amazon Customer il 9 maggio 2017
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It was an imazing insight into the culture of India.
The author tells a gripping tale which will find an excellent market .

It is an extremely inspiring novel for single mothers…

I enjoyed every moment of reading… it is a NON put down.

 
4.0 out of 5 stars Steel Fetters by Tina Fernandez,
review by S. Marie Vernon
By The Write Review on December 24, 2016

Miss Afia Rana is a beautiful young lady who has landed her dream job. She’s an airline stewardess flying for India’s Southern Airlines. She makes frequent trips to Bombay, Mumbai, and the famous Juhu Beach area surrounded by the Arabian Sea. Exotic and romantic, Afia also attracts the man of her dreams and he’s the head of a Steel empire. His business takes him across the middle east as a frequent flyer. Afia is flying high and loving her life, until her baby arrives and the years slowly turn to Steel Fetters as she challenges the “false morality of the 1980’s.” Her endless love for her child gives her the strength to rise again and again against a difficult backdrop and an unfair situation that life has handed her.

The author, Tina Fernandez, does a good job with this personal experience story. It describes the plight of countless women during this era. While every country had its own way of chastisement for these brave single mothers there is little wonder why abortion became so popular. There were no easy choices and no easy answers for the women who faced the dilemma, especially in India.

Before the baby, Afia’s father held a different dream for her. It followed traditional. He wanted to choose a husband for his daughter. She would retire from flying, become a loving wife and raise a family. This is the way it was done in India, except Afia hated this dream and wanted no part of it. The situation threatened to tear the family apart. Afia’s mother would also have choices to make and they would not be easy.

Tina Fernandez is a successful author and business woman who keeps the cause of single motherhood close to her heart. She champions associations that support these brave mothers as they choose life for their children. She knows what a high price they are paying in a society that has false values and, “false morality,” when it comes to unwed mothers. Her book will speak to women of all ages, especially single mothers. It may also speak to the children of these single moms; the children who appreciate the sacrifices their moms made to keep them safe. On a deep level, Steel Fetters is a story about society and moral norms that do not serve humanity and how one woman challenged them. She broke through what seemed like steel to build a secure and happy home life for herself and her beloved son.

 
5.0 out of 5 stars It perfectly depicts a typical Indian woman’s life, of …
By Amazon Customer on March 8, 2017

It perfectly depicts a typical Indian woman’s life, of being a single mother when she is bound by traditions and the norms of the Indian society. It is also a real eye opener on the child’s perspective of being raised by a single mother and the difficulties and challenges that the child is faced with. The author is also able to grasp your attention at every point in time by including many plots and twists but the most special part of the book is it’s ability to get you emotionally attached to the characters due to the detail with which the author has portrayed the characters in the book.

 
5.0 out of 5 stars
By Ginie on 9 March 2017
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Mesmerising debut and expertly woven.
Gripping novel it is.

 
5.0 out of 5 stars A great read for all!!
By Siddharth Baijal on 8 March 2017

If anyone believes that this is fiction for a woman… they are mistaken. Having picked up the copy from my wife’s beside table, and flipped through the pages, I just wanted more. As a man, my world view of love and women have done a 360° flip. Steel Fetters portrays an angle of Indian culture that one does not really give much thought to…. single mother-hood. It explores the courage, the hurt and the pain of an average working woman as she embraces her role of a single mother. The aspect that captured me is the child. Aryan is vulnerable and insecure but amazingly pratical and accepting of his life… The characters are so vivid, it is just so easy for the reader to lose oneself in India and the life of Afia and her child… Gentlemen ! Look out…. this is a read for all…. you won’t put it down…..
Do we all have ashade of Dhruv Tandon ?

 
5.0 out of 5 stars STEEL FETTERS
By Livin on 9 March 2017

A first time author.. Where were you??? Tina Fernandez??. Who painted character in bold colours.. Characters who are still a’?’ ‘!!’ and OMG.. In society.. Who are bound by Fetters of social morality and traditions. Your characters have lived their dream because of their mental strength. Flight stewardesses. Single Mother, their scarred children… The physically Challenged.. and Tina Fernandez.. you all… The story in a nutshell… A Courageous Woman does not need anyone to complete her.. She is complete on her own…

 
5.0 out of 5 stars A Story of Hope, Faith and Determination!
By Kimon 10 March 2017

First of all, I love the title.
The cover picture itself depicts a whole lot of the story.
The story is inspiring.
The book gives a ray of hope, faith and determination to all who are binded by the chains of false values,traditions or morality.