"I am thinking that what I am thinking might be wrong. If you think I’m going in the wrong direction,…"
““I am thinking that what I am thinking might be wrong. If you think I’m going in the wrong direction, set me straight.””
A novel by Mohamed Nasheed (Anni), the first Democratically elected Leader of the Maldives. Nasheed wrote this book exploring his love for Dhivehi literature in 1999. He went on to become the President in 2008, and in early 2012 was forced to resign in a coup d’état before he could finish his full term of Presidency.
Over cups of black tea and cigarette smoke in a run down café, Kurusee tries to grasp his reality and figure out the complicated bonds that are formed between hearts… Kurusee; a young man who had lost the love of his life to a tragic death, struggles to overcome the guilt he feels as her memory starts to fade away with time. When he falls for an enchanting woman he meets, he is caught in a dilemma as he examines her fragile broken heart, and intelligent mind. Because of his own past he understands her pain and the ties and bonds that would need to be broken to form another. Kurusee is faced with a decision that would determine their fates.