Author – Shruti Johri
Rating – 4/5 stars
Number of Pages – 172
Publisher – Rupa Publications
Usually, we read stories based in big metropolitan cities, big corporate buildings but very few stories have been written that entered into the hotel lobby or peek into the hotel rooms. Every room tells a different story of the occupants. Her Master Key tells the stories of the people coming from around the globe in search of a luxury and pleasant stay and of the staffers’ work in the hotel making their stay memorable.
This is a story of Gauri, a housekeeper at a leading five-star hotel in India. She tells her story in ‘Her Master Key’ and what really goes on in the plush world of luxury hotels in India. It is not easy to survive in the service industry with long working hours and bearing the fury of the changing moods of the guest of the hotel. Gauri managed that all with a perfect work-life balance.
Gauri has come into contact with the varied guests stay in the hotel and encounters some of the bizarre accounts during her career. She tells you what secrets lay behind ‘Do Not Disturb’ sign on the doorknob. Not everything we see is true. Eyes do lie, sometimes.
The plot is unique which makes it more desirable to read. If you are looking for a light and different plot story, pick this book. Gauri’s story has many stories comprising in one book and every story opens the door to a different world. An eye-opener, entertaining, insightful and thought-provoking read. The language is simple and connects to the readers.
Join Gauri and walk in the hotel lobbies supervising the work and working with her team to make your stay pleasurable. She will take you on a journey you will never forget.
Shruti Johri has published newspaper columns, blogs and short stories. She is among the top ten winning writers at The Times of India – #TOIWriteIndia.
This is her first book.
She is an instructional designer, trainer and researcher by profession. Her career started with hotels where she gained most of her work and life skills.
Shruti is married and has two daughters.
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‘I received a copy from Publisher in exchange for an honest and unbiased review.’