Theatre group Tahatto presents a dramatized reading of “Fade Into Red” by Reshma Krishnan.
Fade Into Red is a multicultural women’s fiction novel based in Tuscany and Mumbai. Ayra Krishnamurthy is a dusky, slightly neurotic, convent educated, pretty girl’s sidekick that always wanted to be an Art Historian. At twenty, she saw her self flitting between galleries and calling out ‘Going thrice!’ to high maintenance curators and talking Michelangelo and Dali with glamorous ease. Instead at twenty-nine,life has conspired to make her an underpaid investment banker in Mumbai juggling an eccentric family, a fading career and long -distance relationship that is soon becoming a light-year one. But on one monsoon day in July, she is suddenly sent packing from Mumbai to Tuscany to buy a vineyard for a star client. What should have been a four day trip turns into a two week treasure-hunt that finds her a midst midnight wine deals, dodgy vintners, rolling Tuscan hills and one playboy millionaire who is looking to taste more than just the wine.
Reshma Krishnan Barshikar is the author of Fade Into Red (Random House India), which debuted in the Top 10 Amazon new releases.
She works as a freelancewriter and focus primarily on travel. She contributes regularly to the National Geographic Traveller, India Today Travel Plus, Harper’s Bazaar, The Hindu, The Hindu Business Line, and travel magazines globally.