: One Night at the Call Center: A Novel (): Chetan Bhagat: Books. The night train ride from Kanpur to Delhi was the most memorable journey of my life. For one, it gave me my second book. And two, it is not every day you sit in. 12 Jul ONE NIGHT @ THE CALL CENTER —CHETAN BHAGAT [Typeset by: Arun K Gupta] It will enrich your experience of reading this book.

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One Night at the Call Center

I would not dwell on the plot at all; there’s none as such. But, of course, in the end, everything’s okay It was not awesome, or good. As I am not an admirer and also this is an edited version of Reader’s Digestthat might be the reason I find this his best work. Americans are stupid and lazy!

Novrl really chetan bhagat novel one night at call center have really shed some light on the topic – describing the sacrifices bhaagat these workers make: Published May 1st xhetan Ballantine Books first published Also you really can relate to some of the characters I feel nove, the little intelligence I had has been taken away from me.

I also, for the most part, like the marriage of whimsy and realism in the text. Looking for More Great Reads? Meanwhile Vroom and Shyam hatch a plan to throw Bakshi out of the call cfnter and prevent the closing of Connexions call center, whose employees are to be downsized radically. Radhika’s mother-in-law is making her life miserable. A group of chetan bhagat novel one night at call center centre workers discuss work and personal life over the span of one work-night.

Then one call, from one very bhagxt caller, changes everything. A very disappointing second novel from Chetan Bhagat.

Maybe we’ll get to see that in the future. Appliances are going haywire, and the phones are ringing off their hooks. Though it is a fiction novel, a phone call from God is something beyond that and makes one wonder if he is reading a fairy tale.

From the Trade Paperback edition. It should have remained inside you, Chetan Bhagat, inside you where it is too dark to read. Bhagat writes well, characters are varied and resonate with real life. You have your best-seller ready.

Is there not at least one cynic among them? October Learn how and when to remove this template message. The phone call is from God, who speaks modern English.

I hate that I sat on the freeway in traffic thinking “well, I guess it’s for a certain sort chetan bhagat novel one night at call center reader that doesn’t read a book for its beautiful language or interesting characters, it’s a pop parable designed for shallow, ignorant people, and shallow people deserve books too, especially when the parable has the message of staying true to yourself” but you are pandering prejudiced poorly written trash and the fact that you don’t even know you’re trash makes me even angrier.

After all, the author prepares us for it in the prologue. Retrieved from ” https: It takes place during the span of one night, in which all of the leading characters want their lives to change. Not recommended to anyone at all!

May 01, Pages Buy. After enjoying for a while, they leave for the office. Bjagat me simply state that reading this book would result in serious reduction of your ability to think properly, and would make you shudder every time you think about a call-centre, America, Indian youth, even God!

Bollywood is what he seems to be heading for; in all probability, the B-grade movies that people go to watch with their brains turned off. D synopsis presentation on anti-globalisation in Indian literature and this was one of the selected works. When I questioned this, I thought to myself: That the author found an audience is surprising, shocking even, considering the numerous books under the ‘Indian-Writing’ Genre which are so much better and that just go unnoticed.

One Night at the Call Center by Chetan Bhagat

The sad part is that the topic of call centers, and the lives of the Indian youths that maintain them, is actually an excellent premise for a novel. For the rest of it, you are most certainly wasting your time. Simple explanation- he w I think the chetan bhagat novel one night at call center knew how clal this book was and published it anyway on a lark!

Look buddy I’m gonna die!! Their problems and interactions are told cgetan and engagingly through dialogue and flashbacks to dates between Priyanka and Shyam, which illustrate the deterioration of their relationship. It’s tempting to blame the phone call from God.

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For the first three-quarters, this is a perfectly decent novel about a group of people working at a call centre.


Dec 31, Deepak rated it did not like it. It’s not that well written, it’s unrelentingly insulting in its attitude toward Americans, God enters into the story in a rather goofy way, and the ending is lousy. But as it turns out, the author instead of making the whole God thing a learning npvel, made it seem rather childlike and irrational ; like a cartoon or something. For once you taste failure, you have no fear. Trivia Chetan bhagat novel one night at call center One Night at the Still, despite its myriad flaws, One Night the Call Center is entertaining enough to be worth a look.