One Night at the Call Centre

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Black Swan, 2007 - Call centers - 318 pages
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A comedy of romance and crossed lines

Six friends are selling home appliances to the US from a call centre in India. Each one has an issue with love. Call agent Sam works right beside the girl who's just dumped him. He's dating someone he can't stand, just to get over her.

Esha is just short of becoming a model. Two inches, to be precise.

Vroom wants to change the world.

Radikha's trying to manage her mother-in-law, and hold down her job.

Tonight is Thanksgiving in America, and customers are queueing up to complain about white goods going wrong. On this night of a thousand phone calls, when life couldn't look more dismal, one unique caller gets on the line. And that call is going to change everything ...

A romantic comedy of six friends kicking against the system, against their boss, and against each other. Something's got to give ...

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User Review  - MomsterBookworm - LibraryThing

Initial cursory reading of the first few pages intrigued me enough to want to read more. However, as the story unfolded, the plot development unraveled and fell through. As a published author with ... Read full review

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User Review  - LemurKat - LibraryThing

There was something oddly readable about this book, even though the writing style felt stilted, and dialogue forced (and everything said a little too obvious) and the plot itself was somewhat ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Chetan Bhagat is a bestselling author in India. One Night @ the Call Centre is his first bestselling novel to be published outside India. He lives in Mumbai with his family.

Find out more about Chetan at www.chetanbhagat.com

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