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The Placebo Effect Book Launch
After the very successful debut novel 'butterflies and barbed wires' in 2006 which turned out to be a bestseller and the well received anthology 'Hyderabad Hazir Hai' in 2008, acclaimed Hyderabadi author Vanaja Banagiri is back with her third offering entitled 'The Placebo effect', a psychological thriller that delves into the minds and lives of non conformists. Set in Hyderabad, the novel keeps the readers on tenterhooks wanting to know what happens next. The key characters Menaka, Vaidehi, Rishi and Dev get entangled in the dramas of their lives and what happens when their paths cross forms the crux of the story.
About the author
Journalist, Author and a Development Professional, Vanaja Banagiri is an established voice in contemporary Indian fiction. She has written for several local, national and international publications and is associated with Southscope & Ritz magazines as the Editor. She has won many awards of excellence for her work. Her debut novel, Butterflies and Barbed Wires earned her much acclaim while the second book, Hyderabad Hazir Hai, was widely read globally. The Placebo Effect is her third book and she has set this breath-arresting psychological thriller in the city that fascinates her most. She was born and lives in Hyderabad with her family.