Saturday, 16 July 2016

Book Review: 2 Peg ke Baad by Nikita Lalwani

Book Name- 2 Peg ke Baad
Authoress- Dr. Nikita Lalwani
Publisher- Srishti Publications
Genre- Anthology
Pages- 168
Price- ₹195

2 Peg Ke Baad brings together 14 short stories that happened after 2 pegs, in an inebriated state. World’s greatest stories are created when people are high – masterpieces are painted, universal truths are realized, models on billboards are befriended, lovers are united, butts are kicked, confessions are made, and relationships are sorted. 

The book started as a blog with people from across the world sharing their stories, ideas, confessions and beliefs and the elixir of the 14 best stories is here to reveal what lies beyond a conscious mind. 

Though the book does not intend to encourage drinking alcohol in any sense, here’s to celebrate every emotion that kicks after a few pegs. Cheers!!

REVIEW- 2 Peg Ke Baad is collection of short stories penned down by Nikita Lalwani. 2 Peg Ke Baad tells us different stories which happened after having 2 shots of alcohol.

Book Title and Cover- Book title is appropriate with the content as it suits with the theme of 2 Peg Ke Baad. Book Cover is beautiful. Blurb is inviting. Overall the first impression of the book is catchy and attracts the readers.

Language and Narration- Language used in the book is simple. Even new readers will find this book easy to read. Narration is decent and fruitful.

Storyline- There are 14 short stories from various genres but have one thing in common i.e. all the stories happens after having 2 shots of drink. Stories are well written with pinch of suspense. Authoress has done commendable job with different genre stories. However some editing errors should be consider in next edition of the book.

Overall 2 Peg Ke Baad serves something different from the regular stories. If you're looking for something different to read, 2 Peg Ke Baad is for you.

Book Cover and Title- 4/5
Language and Narration- 3/5
Storyline- 3/5

Final Rating- 3.2/5

You can grab your copy from Amazon and flipkart or any bookstore near you.

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