Monday, December 14, 2009

The 3 Mistakes of my Life by Chetan Bhagat, reviewed by Kritika Mathur

The 3 Mistakes of my Life by Chetan Bhagat

Reviewed by
Name: Kritika Mathur
School: Gyan Mandir Public School

This was one long anticipated. The boast selling Indian novelist brings together another installment in showcasing the everyday life of some of the most common, unassuming and inconspicuous people of India. Titled 3 mistakes of my life, but disappointingly, has nothing to do with Mr. Bhagat’s life in itself. Anyway, its something fictional, but an entertainer in all. Before I consume your patience with vague description like these, let me get started with the review …

The plot is pretty simple, 3 average students, Govind, Ish and Omi having a hard time bring think of entrepreneurship. In middle come an entire big hoard of people, problems and pressures. Its about how they react, solve and live with those problems and pressures. Its about just like his older books, he chose a batch of people who truly represent a good proportion of urban India. This book is picturised in the older and slightly lesser development. Part of Ahmedabad, Gujarat & features loads of Gujjus. Although no vernaculars could be observed in the book to make it funny in the slapstick sense, the very style of writing makes it really funny and entertaining. Many things that might feel Gujju there might references to several places and location in Ahmedabad.

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