Five Point Someone is Chetan Bhagat?s debut novel that brings out a dark and amusing perspective on the Indian higher education system. The story is set in the premises of an IIT, with three students from different backgrounds as the protagonists. The three guys become close friends while they try hard to keep their place in the exceedingly respected institute. The story is mostly narrated in first person by Hari. Hari, Alok, and Ryan join IIT with a determination to come out successfully as the best graduates. However, their course of life becomes utter chaos when their grades fall lower than they had ever expected. Meanwhile, Hari falls in love with Prof. Cherian?s daughter. Alok and Ryan cannot stop disputing each other. The book subtly talks about the mundane education system even in the country?s foremost engineering institutes. Five Point Someone was successfully able to strike a chord with millions of students across India, especially because it brought the gloomy and hard educational life in the Indian education system, especially the premiere institutions, to the forefront. The protagonists deal with unpleasant teachers, assignments and projects, stress of unending exams, and a rigorous academic schedule. Will Hari, Alok and Ryan manage to survive them all? Or will they succumb to the tedious education system? Read Bhagat?s funny yet truthful novel to find out more. Five Point Someone has been adapted into hugely successful motion pictures in Tamil and Hindi. 3 Idiots in Hindi was a massive hit. Printed Pages: 288. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: Novel that traces the efforts of Indian youth to educate themselves, work out relationships in a market place dominated by IT industry. Funny and clever.
About the Author:
Chetan Bhagat is an award-winning bestselling Indian author, speaker, and columnist.
Bhagat has also published other novels including 2 States, What Young India Wants, The 3 Mistakes Of My Life, Revolution 2020, and One Night @ The Call Center.
Born on 22nd April 1974, Bhagat attended IIT Delhi and later did his MBA from IIM. He started his career as an investment banker in Hong Kong but in 2009 left his lucrative job to devote his full time to writing. Besides writing novels, he also writes columns for leading English as well as Hindi newspapers like The Times Of India and Dainik Bhaskar. He was named among the 100 Most Influential People in the World by Time magazine. Today he is seen as a youth icon in India. Four of his movies have been adapted to movies. He was awarded Society Young Achiever s Award and Publisher s Recognition Award in 2004 and 2005 respectively.
Titel: Five Point Someone
Verlag: Rupa Publications India Pvt Ltd
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: Good. Taschenbuch. Sofortversand aus Deutschland. Artikel wiegt maximal 500g. Ecken und Kanten bestoßen. Chetan Bhagat. Rupa Publications India. Copyright 2004. Englische Ausgabe. Einige Seiten leicht geknickt. Artikel-Nr. 3176972 bh
Buchbeschreibung Rupa Publications, New Delhi, 2010. 174. Auflage. 267, (1) S. Ill. Orig.-Broschur. Taschenbuch. - Rücken oben bestoßen; vorderer Deckel mit kleinen Löchern (Heftklammerspuren). Ansonsten jedoch gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Innen sauber. Artikel-Nr. 047785