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Book Review: Half Girlfriend by Chetan Bhagat

Half Girlfriend by Chetan Bhagat is based on a very popular literature theme – Conflict of interests and characters due to various aspects such as financial distance, cultures, grooming and societies.

Being Bihari epitomizes a lot such as peculiar with some obstinate determination and a fixed kind of mind set. So, in this book Madhav is a Bihari boy who happens to fall in love with a Non-Bihari girl Riya, unlike Madhav, Riya is rich and ravishing and descends from Delhi, a metro city.

They are on the verge of becoming good friends, when this cheap lad, consider riches shallow, soft, caring manner as a love for himself, a manifested blunder that often occurs with new lovers. Madhav, the poor boy proposes Riya. She goes upset and like a selfish distances herself from this rustic fellow. And in continuation consoles Madhav and also offers him a proposal to be his friend but the half way. No full boyfriend, no loving, no intercourses. But the boy, being smart about himself, thinks more of unstated love and lust.

The story goes ahead like a Hindi movie and covers up Bihar, true one, good one and also the bad one. The first half of the book is innocent and natural; however, the second innings seems a total Zack in the hole.

Overall a good movie script kind of book, read more if this entices you. That’s all. Anyway, Chetan Bhagat is a star Indian writer.


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