Review: 2 Day Down

Author: Nikita Lalwani.
Genre: Short Stories, General Fiction.
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2-day-down is a compilation of stories of 5 women from different walks of life. Each story digs into one of the five period related problems: Pain | Staining | Sexual Inhibition | PMS | Taboo, through each one's journey. The title signifies the second day of a woman's period, which is said to be the toughest of the five days. The stories are a reflection of the less acknowledged society around us. Through menstrual problems as a window, the book is an attempt to bring light to the intriguing yet briefly understood aspects of womanhood in different age groups.

The cover is simple, but beautiful all the same. The pink silhouette and the details within add a nice touch to the cover. 

2 Day Down is a collection of stories loosely related to the problems faced by women because of menstruation and the weird ways of the society regarding the same. 

I really liked the stories. They were a well needed slap in the face for all those age old customs that still haunt the women of India, while at the same time, the stories had enough light moments to make it an enjoyable read. 

The title irks me a bit, to be honest. Everyone who knows me knows that I'm a grammar Nazi, and the title "2 Day Down" sounds a bit off to me. I think "2 Days Down" would have been more apt, grammatically speaking?

But the stories themselves had scarcely any mistakes, and it was a light and easy enough read. 

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