Fudhail, An Extraordinary Boy from Batavia is a novel which was written by the author from Indonesia. Perhaps it is the one and only writer from Indonesia who has tried to go international to write her novel at amazon.com. It is not easy to fight against western people who can write well because English is their native language. But this author has tried to write well in English. although she has used simple English. So the readers can be easy to reach this story.
This is a biography of the son's author whose name is Fudhail He is just an ordinary boy from Batavia. He is so shy and his friends used to bully him while he was an Elementary student because he was so passive and never did anything to them. If someone hurt him, he just kept silent and brought the problem home and told his parents.
This situation made his parents so confused because Fudhail is the oldest son in their family beside his youngest sister. Her mom had an idea. She asked him to follow many extracurricular activities such as drama, dance, sports and finally music. Fudhail needed to take the keyboard lesson but her mom needed him to follow guitar. For her mom, being a guitarist is good for a boy. It can be so useful for his future. After trying some instruments, finally Fudhail felt that guitar is his choice although he can play other instruments. it is not easy to make Fudhail enjoy his activities,He had a weak motivation. In this book, you can find how hard his parents, especially his mom to make him so extraordinary.