Summary of the Book
The story of this novel is set in locations such as rural Bihar, New Delhi, Patna, and New York. This is the story of a boy from Bihar who is on a quest to win over the girl he loves. In this book, Chetan Bhagat dives into the sentiments experienced by a backward rural boy who enrolls himself at the prestigious English-medium St. Stephen’s College, New Delhi. He then falls in love with a classy English-speaking rich girl from Delhi. He has a major linguistic setback as he doesn’t speak English well. The girl does not give in to his attempts but instead agrees to be his “half girlfriend”.
About the Author
Born to an Army officer and a government servant, Chetan Bhagat’s destiny to become a writer was far from foreseeing. After completing his mechanical engineering from IIT Delhi, Chetan went on to obtain his MBA from the prestigious IIM Ahmedabad. But, it wasn’t until a decade of trying to fit into the corporate way of living when Chetan decided that he needed to dedicate his life to writing. Since then, Chetan has authored several best-selling novels, such as Five Point Someone, The Girl in Room 105 and 2 States, among others. Not only did Chetan’s works inspire some hit films, such as Kai Po Che, 2 States, and 3 Idiots, but they also helped him get featured in Forbes India magazine as one of the top celebrities of India (2016).