This story is creepy! I have never read anything like this before.
This is a fantastical story about this toymaker who had married for love but eventually fell out of it. His time was consumed by the toys that he made. He could make toy birds that would sing sweetly and doll houses so beautiful that they looked real. He saw perfection in his work.
His life was perfect except for his wife. He no longer loved her. He only saw the imperfection in her. But he started correcting each imperfection till she was perfect again.
A new headful of hair was made and stitched on her scalp so that her grey hair became unnoticeable. The unruly tongue was cut and replaced by a mechanical one. She speech was precise now. Then were replaced the eyes, then the hands and slowly the body parts were all replaced.
His wife was still never perfect until he opened her to see that the heart was broken.
But she didn’t need the heart anymore, did she?
This story looks like it is meant as a moral lesson but it is plain creepy! I have never read anything by the author before but I think I will pick up something by her very soon! She has vivid imagination and her craft of story telling is beyond appreciation!
Join in for fun. Share stories that you would want us to read! Actually, read along with us!
Go ahead, grab yourself a copy of That Glimpse Of Truth and tell us what you think about the book! If you are a Kindle person, ensure to select the Kindle edition of the book.
Looking to buy a Kindle?
The frontlit, high-resolution Kindle Paperwhite seems to be the officially preferred Kindle at Meraki Post; Veena, Gazala and Ram have one each. And while Pooja may claim she is more of the “Love the new book smell” kind of person, she may be secretly deciding between the premium Kindle Oasis and the simple and efficient Good Ol’ Kindle.
Meraki Post is a participant in the Amazon Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.in. Learn more.