Bored of reading bulky books and monotonous read? Want to read a book that has easy to understand language and grips you. The Vigil and other stories by Gita V Reddy is the quintessential read that you must have in your collection. The book is engrossing and has stories from all spheres of life and the author has made sure that she spun the stories good enough to keep you guessing right till the end.
A dramatic move, some interesting characters across all the stories make sure that once you pick up the book, you don't keep it back till the moment you have read the last page. After all you would not like to have a sleepless night and keep pondering of "what happened next" in that story?
This book includes short stories which are crisp, interesting and keep you glued to the pages of the book. The story has a protagonist "Rohit", who keeps into walking into different shades of characters every now and then despite not needed to act. To counter his delusions, his wife who is a fierce character in the story, tries an unconventional way and seeks help with three friends who help organize an impromptu contest.
What is the result? A fastidious pregnant mother, Naina, makes all the arrangement for her perfect delivery so that she is not left off guard for any kind of mishap. But has she? She finds out that she has missed an important thing among all the arrangements. Will she be able to correct her mistake so as to achieve her goals? Another story revolves around "Honor Killing" when Tara, the protagonist, makes a choice to fall in love with someone even when she knows that the result will not be good. But as she believes that life is all about making choices, will she be able to live with her choice? The book has fifteen such stories, numerous characters, and interesting situations that make it a reader's heaven.
About the author:
Gita V Reddy is a post graduate in Mathematics from Hyderabad University. In her career, she was appointed as Probationary officer. She is married to a physics professor, has a son and lives in Hyderabad after serving the bank for 26 years. Now as a wife and a loving mother, she pursues a full time career in writing.
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The ISBN Code of the book is 9382473343.