Two peg ke baad consists of 14 short stories.
Each story has its own charm. The name of the book suits perfect as it reveals the strange feelings or sensation started in human body after two peg of alcohol , sometimes the good things happens and sometime an incident cause by its that we regret for life time. We want to turn the time wheel again to that position where we gulps that two peg and all this happens. In our childhood days everyone must take the taste of poppins chocolates , where we get different flavour in every piece of it. Here you can find the same taste in each story. Sometime it make you happy, sometimes sad.
A walk with a call girl : this is the story of a bachelorette party held in Singapore. Four friends one night event shows here . every call girl not come to this profession by their choice , some comes by own and some comes by destiny or in other words fulfil the family needs when other option is not available for them, It shows here. Sex is not everything to give immense pleasure but sometimes a little talk with a stranger gives you happiness. How one night gone in fraction of moment in rihan life with that call girl shows here
My last painting
Ananya an independent girl moved from korba to pune to pursue her dream. She works as a copywriter in a MNC company. Soon she comes in close with her boss and fall in love. But everything is not going in your way, at a certain moment all colour will faded away. Time passed and he tried to move on from the relationship with ananya. She realizes it and tried to take a decision which cost a lot for her. See the chapter what is going to happened
What happens in banaras stays for a lifetime :
here the story of an IIT student. Something happens in his life that he understand the birth and death of human life. We spend our entire lives whimpering about it and fail to realize the importance of soul that lies with in our body. To know the true value of life decades goes but we never realize it but sometimes a incident comes in our life that shows of the reality of life. A well plotted story. Must read it.
How we got married:
You never realize that when you fall in love. You talk to that person, enjoy every time with her/him . you both were happy and in a time you both in love. This is the story of parth patel a careless person , girls are for them just a thing for entertainment nothing else till then bandita comes in his life . all things gone after two peg of vodka, they became closer each time they booze. In other words vodka brings them closer and they fall in love unknowingly. In mean time parth engagement was fixed to sapna, who is a doctor by profession and both of their family known each other since a long time. Did he ever able to speak to her parents about his love affairs , did he able to get his love as his wife. All things you found while go through it. Though it is a short story but narration is so good and i think all the reader like it alot.
Chapter-5 apology sex pays
Chapter 6 the blank paper
Chapter-7 when all that matter was a gun
Chapter -9 kicking the butt
Chapter -10 rosita in the bar
Chapter-11 its not a love story
Chapter -12 epilogue
Chapter-14 car no 88
Thanks for the author to bring in front of such a nice anthology .