9 Summers 10 Autumns by Iwan Setiawan

Actually I already finished read this book a couple weeks ago. And suddenly, I wanted to write a review about this book now. The reason I wanted to read 9 Summers 10 Autumns so much was so simple. The reason is the book was placed on a bookshelf with tag “national best seller”. Finally, until someone special gave me the novel as my earlier birthday gift. It was make me more excited to read this book.

9 Summers 10 autumns. Judging from its title, maybe we will think “It should be the plot of this book”. Yes, absolutely right. This novel tells us about Iwan Setiawan’s journey. Iwan Setiawan was born in a modest family in East Java, he was raised with love, struggle, laughters and tears, until he has finally achieved his dream, even more than his dream. Getting a strategic position in one of Multinational Companies and was stationed in New York City is something that has been never previously imagined by him. From the city of apples to the Big Apple. Iwan Setiawan was trying to retell the story of his life with an interesting storyline, simple and touching language, and sometimes very melancholy.

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