Title: Dilan: Dia adalah Dilanku Tahun 1991
Author: Pidi Baiq
Cover illustration and contents: Pidi Baiq
Year of Publication: Printing XII, June 2016
Publisher: Pastel Books / PT Mizan Pustaka
This is the second part of the Dilan novel written by Pidi Baiq. This novel discusses the love story between Dilan and Milea the same as in the 1990 Dilan Novel.
In this second novel, Pidi Baiq tells about the dating period of Dilan and Milea, he also wrote about the conflict that occurred between the two of them. In this novel Dilan very confusion between having to choose Milea or her friends.
a lot of sweet events that occur in this novel. Dilan often makes Milea feel happy and impress her friends because Dilan is very unique and romantic.
Dilan said that he was a bad boy but actually he had a kind heart. Dilan’s unique nature makes Milea interested and falls in love with Dilan until finally the two of them have a relationship. Milea is like any other teenager, she is easily jealous, she is also impressed to restrain Dilan from playing with his friends for fear that something will endanger her boyfriend. It also tells about the death of Dilan’s friend Akew as a result of a fight, which makes Milea even more afraid if the same thing happens to Dilan.
Milea frantically tried to forbid Dilan to join the Motorcycle Gang, but Dilan refused and kept choosing his friends. Finally, Milea chose to end her relationship with Dilan. Since then, Milea has felt she has lost the figure of Dilan and Dilan has also lost her. This novel also tells the life of Milea today that she is married to a man named Herdi. Besides that, it is also told that Dilan’s father, who was a soldier, had died.
This novel has also been aired into a movie in 2019 and this movie is also one of the best-selling moviem at the time.
My favorite quote is “Aku merasa sedih untuk apa yang hilang, tapi kupikir mungkin ada pelajaran yang bisa kita dapati dari situ.”
“Masa lalu bukan untuk diperdebatkan, kukira itu sudah bagus. Mari biarkan.”