One Night at the Call Center: A Novel

By Chetan Bhagat

Press 1 for technical aid.
Press 2 for damaged hearts.
Press three in the event that your existence has completely crashed. . . .

Six associates paintings nights at a choice heart in India, delivering technical help for an immense U.S. equipment company. expert in patience–and accessory management–they support American shoppers hold their lives working. but at the back of the headsets, everybody’s center is at the line.

Shyam (Sam to his callers) has misplaced his self-confidence after being dumped by way of the lady who simply so occurs to be sitting subsequent to him. Priyanka’s domineering mom has prepared for her daughter’s upscale marriage to an Indian guy in Seattle. Esha longs to be a version yet discovers it’s a horizontal romp to the runway. misplaced, disenchanted Vroom has excessive beliefs, yet compromises them via conversing at the cellphone to idiots each one evening. conventional Radhika has simply discovered that her husband is slumbering along with his secretary. and army Uncle (nobody is familiar with his genuine identify) sits on my own operating the web chat.

They all try and make it via their shifts–and retain their sanity–under the eagle eye of a chairman whose ego opponents his incompetence. yet this night isn't any usual evening. this night is Thanksgiving in the United States: home equipment are going haywire, and the telephones are ringing off their hooks. Then one name, from one very distinct caller, alterations everything.

Chetan Bhagat’s scrumptious romantic comedy takes us contained in the international of the foreign name middle, the place cultural cross-wires come including excellent pathos, hilarity, and spice.

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