"Commitment is a funny thing, you know? It`s almost like getting a tattoo. You think and you think and you think and you think before you get one. And once you get one, it sticks to you hard and deep."
"Jadi lebih penting punya Furla baru daripada ngilangin nama mantan laki lo dari dada lo?" Pernah nonton Red Dragon? Aku masih ingat adegan saat Hannibal Lecter yang diperankan Anthony Hopkins melihat bekas luka peluru di dada detektif Will Graham (Edward Norton), dan berkata, "Our scar has a way to remind us that the past is real." Alexandra, 27 tahun, workaholic banker penikmat hidup yang seharusnya punya hidup “sempurna” dan masa depan cerah. Seharusnya.
Sampai ia bercerai dan merasa dirinya tidak lebih daripada damaged good. Percaya bahwa kita hanya bisa disakiti oleh orang yang kita cintai, baginya membenci selalu jadi pilihan yang benar. Dia tidak tahu bahwa takdir akan mengguncang hidupnya sekali lagi saat dia bahkan masih berusaha menata semua yang telah runtuh.
IKA NATASSA is an Indonesian author who is also a banker at the largest bank in Indonesia and the founder of LitBox, the first literary startup of its kind in the country, which combines the concept of mystery box and online promotions for writers.
She loves writing since since was a little kid and finished writing her first novel in English at the age of 19. She is best known for writing a series of popular novels focusing on the lives of young bankers in Indonesia. Her debut novel A Very Yuppy Wedding is published in 2007, and she has released six books since: Divortiare (2008), Underground (2010), Antologi Rasa (2011), Twivortiare (2012), Twivortiare 2 (2014), and Critical Eleven (2015). A Very Yuppy Wedding is the Editor's Choice of Cosmopolitan Indonesia magazine in 2008, and she was also nominated in the Talented Young Writer category in the prestigious Khatulistiwa Literary Award in the same year. She loves to experiment with writing methods, Twivortiare and Twivortiare 2 are the two novels she wrote entirely on Twitter. Antologi Rasa and Twivortiare are currently being adapted into feature films by two of the most prominent production houses in Indonesia.