One Night @ the Call Center

One Night @ the Call Center

One Night @ the Call Center

Chetan Bhagat, a well-known columnist, screen writer and speaker is the author of the novel, One Night @ the Call Center. The author, who is an Indian based writer, reflects his skills in writing novels, not only suitable to Indian readers but also novel lovers across the world. He has also earned the credit of writing six block-buster novels. Chetan Bhagat writes columns for English and Hindi newspapers. He is also a motivational speaker who tends to concentrate his speech and writings on youth of this country.

The book reflects various things at one shot. The thing which fascinated the most was, getting a phone call from god! The idea of this is more relevant to the contemporary world. The phone call is a solution to people who run in a race of this mechanical world, with loads of problems on their back. Excluding these things on a serious note, the author tries to throw light on each character in the story, through uniqueness in each character.

Shyam, Priyanka, Vroom, Esha, Radhika and Military Uncle are colleagues in a call center, who will have unique characteristics, differing ambitions, and how they pull themselves and resolve their issues finally. An unfaithful husband, a scheming boss, apathetic grandchildren and a forced engagement are just some of their collective problems, and when the gang decides to take some time off work, a freak accident leads to a precarious situation – one that’s life altering. To put it in a nut shell, the book contains all possible kinds of emotions and versatile entertainment. Lastly, it is a typical Chetan Bhagat’s writing! I enjoyed reading the book and hope you too will.

Sourabh S Kulkarni

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Chanakya’s Chant

Chanakya's Chant

Chanakya’s Chant

The year is 340 BC. A hunted, haunted Brahmin youth vows revenges for the gruesome murder of his beloved father.

Cold, calculating, cruel and armed with complete absence of accepted morals, he becomes the most powerful political strategist in Bharat and succeeds in uniting a ragged country against the invasion of the army of that demigod, Alexander the great.

Pitting the weak edges of both forces against each other, he pulls off a wicked and astonishing victory and succeeds in installing Chandragupta on the throne of the mighty Mauryan Empire.

History knows him as the brilliant strategist Chanakya.

Satisfied-and a little bored-by his success as a kingmaker through the simple summoning of his gifted mind, he recedes into the shadows to write Arthashastra, the science of wealth.

But history, which exults in repeating itself, revives Chanakya two and a half millennium later, in the form of Gangasagar Mishra, a Brahmin teacher in a small town of India who becomes a puppeteer to a host of ambitious individuals-including a certain slum child who grows up to be a beautiful and a powerful woman.

Modern India happens to be just as driven as ancient Bharat by class hatred, corruption and divisive politics and this happens to be Gangasagar’s feasting ground. Can this wily pundit, who preys on greed, venality and sexual deviance, bring about another miracle of a united India?  Will the Chanakya’s Chant work again?

Sruthi Narayanan

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