Bengaluru based author Vaijayanthi Subramanian recently launched her book ‘Love Letters with Spelling Mistakes’ which is a collection of short stories that talk about 8 stories of women with education, talents, viewed as advantages, in urban India facing challenges.
‘Love Letters with Spelling Mistakes’ is a story of a budding psychiatrist who is a survivor of child abuse unable to handle a child abuser as a patient due to her abuse and zero tolerance towards child abuse.
These stories show you glimpses of life that you do not see, but want to take a look behind the curtains and tables.
It revolves around the women's lives in a society where they face infinity unvoiced challenges in India. The book did ring out the nuances of their silences throughout.
“Silence of Indian women begins their journey to womanhood. Being a country where a woman has multilingual experiences, the choice of a language for self-expression could cause confused silence. All these challenges are dealt with in my book in the form of 8 short stories.
It not only shows the present situation of women but also tries to trigger those weak points which have kept women silent for years”, said Vaijayanthi Subramanian. Women usually face a lot of hurdles and trouble, so as we read this book we will get to know the issues relating to those hurdles or problems and we can determine the way how they tackle those circumstances.
The stories are filled with emotions and easy to understand in language. The books let you meet some strong characters who will leave you pondering about the situation. The author has tried to touch all the sensitive issues and dealt it in the most interesting way.