One Night at call center by Chetan Bhagat. Pages·· know ‘All right , she said, ‘It is a story about six people in a call center as one night.’. : One Night at the Call Center: A Novel (): Chetan Bhagat: Books. Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. This bestselling Indian import feels more like a One Night @ the Call Center by [Bhagat, Chetan].

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As usual, he spins a ridiculous story around a topic that is bound to buy him readers – a call center of the many in India. For the first three-quarters, this is a perfectly decent novel about a group of people working at a call centre. Mind you, I am glad he has gotten a lot of people to read in this country and that can never be a bad thing. 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.

One Night at the Call Center by Chetan Bhagat

It’s like that typical book, with the lead character hhe himself and mumbling and grumbling all through. I hate that I sat on the freeway in traffic thinking “well, I guess it’s for a certain sort of reader that doesn I’m really hungry which means I’m in a really bad mood and I will be until I eat something.

You make me realize that I actually don’t wish people would quit their boring jobs and write the book inside of them, because sometimes the book inside of them is this shit. I was quite carried away by Chetan’s reputation that I never realized it was the worst ghe I had read, till I completed half the pages.



So why is the opposite mostly considered okay? What is special about this one? If an American wrote a novel that expressed these opinions about the people of Bhgaat, it would be immediately identified as racist and vile. Nobody deserves books this bad.

They are dumber than Indian 9-year-olds! At least one person who yelled bloody murder at chhetan caller telling him to get help or you know, say ‘yeah right!

Traditional Radhika has just found out that her husband is sleeping with his secretary. Like a Douglas Coupland book set in India, this novel follows a group of six people working the night shift at a failing call center on Thanksgiving Day. May 12, Meera marked it as desi-book-club.


One Night at the Call Center 2. Told through the eyes of the protagonist, Shyam, it is a story of almost lost love, thwarted ambitions, absence of family affection, pressures of a patriarchal set up, and the work environment of a globalized office. Paperbackpages. By me, too, almost.

Tonight is Thanksgiving in America: Getting to know about a call center’s lifestyle was an experience in itself. Their problems and interactions are told believably and engagingly through dialogue and flashbacks to dates between Priyanka and Shyam, which illustrate the deterioration of their relationship.

As someone who has worked in a call center, I can say that Bhagat gets a lot of things right here. An utter disappointment from Chetan Bhagat.


One Night at the Call Center

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The phone nlght is from God, who speaks modern English. You see I have a contract with all human beings. In my view, the failing is a moral one. D synopsis presentation on anti-globalisation in Indian literature and this was one of the selected works.

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