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    Half Girlfriend  (English, Paperback, Chetan Bhagat)

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    Features
    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Rupa Publication India
    • Genre: Indian Writing
    • ISBN: 9788129135728, 8129135728
    • Edition: 2014
    • Pages: 260
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    Description

    Half Girlfriend is the much-awaited novel by the famous Indian novelist, Chetan Bhagat. It delves into new and different dimensions that relationships have in today’s world.

    Summary of the Book

    Madhav is a Bihari boy with big dreams who falls in love with the beautiful Riya, a rich lass from Delhi. There are some fundamental differences between the two. Madhav’s English isn’t all that great, but Riya speaks the best English. Madhav wants Riya to be his girlfriend but Riya disagrees. She wants them to be just friends but he definitely wants more. Riya finally comes up with a suggestion, a compromise – she agrees to become his half-girlfriend! Chetan Bhagat presents a simple and beautiful love story that will move you with all the nuances of a modern-day relationship. It also inspires you to realize your individual dreams.

    About Chetan Bhagat

    Chetan Bhagat is a famous contemporary Indian writer, speaker, columnist and novelist. He was born in New Delhi in 1974. Considered one of India's most popular writers of fiction, Chetan Bhagat is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Before becoming a fulltime writer, Chetan worked as an investment banker for a few years. The New York Times called him ‘the biggest selling English language novelist in India’s history’. Some of Chetan's other notable works are Five Point Someone, One Night at the Call Centre, 2 States, The 3 Mistakes of My Life, and Revolution 2020. Three of his books have been adapted into Bollywood movies, two of which went on to become massive hit movies: 3 Idiots and Kai Po Che!

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      • 2014
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      • Chetan Bhagat
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    Half boiled rice

    I Had PRE-ORDERED Half Girlfriend by Chetan bhagat. Book is very interesting first few pages then Masala story and logic missing many places.
    Riya's mother and family didn't search her girl long time??? is it?
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    GAYATHRI C

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    #cmpleted Half Grlfrnd in les dan 8 hours. Even superseded my own expctations

    #cmpleted Half Grlfrnd in les dan 8 hours. Even superseded my own expctations


    Not so good... worst novel of CB yet..

    The good thing about it is that You don't get the feeling of reading a novel....its like watching a Bollywood ghatiya movie..
    And the bad thing is also the same...you don't at all get the feel of a novel...like other cb novels had...
    Novel should be a novel...not a movie script..

    There is no excitement happiness or sadness because one already knows what will happen as it is...
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    Deepak Arora

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    2 Oct, 2014

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    Bad Book

    Flipkart's service was as usually amazing. I got the book on the release day, 7 am in the morning!!
    But the book is a departure from Chetan's earlier works. He is clearly writing for bollywood producers now. The plot and all the twists and turns are very much forced and the story has too many loopholes. You wont be able to relate with the protagonists and both of them came across rather dumb to me. I love Five Point Someone, 3 Mistakes and 2 states, but Chetan has derailed now.
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    SACHIN KUMAR

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    1 Oct, 2014

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    Lack of originality

    Well, I am pretty sure Chetan Bhagat writes these days stories with a perspective that it will be adapted into a masala movie sooner or later. And Half Girlfriend is no exception. The filmy storyline, the slow predictable ending, the same old friends turn into couple relationship (which has been repeated in most of the CB books) etc etc. Having finished the book within a day, i felt like it was a day wasted. Nonetheless people looking for die hard romantic books can try this one.
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    trishala bhattacharya

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    2 Oct, 2014

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    Time pass Masala.

    This book is just a time pass which is full of Masala..i would suggest you to watch a bollywood movie instead of wasting your time reading this crap.
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    Mohit Kumar Singh

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    1 Oct, 2014

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    Why cannot we give "ZERO" rating to this book?

    Every time Chetan Bhagat writes a new book, he makes sure that it's worse than previous one. He has now started writing in a way that story of novel can be sold as masala bollywood movie. Bought this book to give it a try but now I regret wasting my money over it. Saddest thing is that he has lots of fans who really like his books. Finally he gets huge sells. It motivates all other budding writers to write shitty love stories and earn money. Thank you CB for ruining future of Indian literature.
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    Abhinaw Singh

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    11 Oct, 2014

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    Typical Bollywood Script

    I was waiting for this book since august..... Finally got my copy on d release day. Thanks to flipkart. But Half Girlfriend has not even met half expectations. I guess CB has started writing only for bollywood movie. Not happy with the book.
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    Ankita Varadkar

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    4 Oct, 2014

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    What is this?

    Ever since writing 2 States, Chetan Bhagat has struggled badly to write another novel that is equally gripping or exciting. Half Girlfriend reads and feels like something a first-time writer would produce. I'm not at all happy with it. Thumbs down!
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    Preetam Nath

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    1 Oct, 2014

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    Half Hearted!

    I received this book as I was told on the release day itself and I am glad. Thanks Flipkart! Keep up the great work!! Well a new Chetan Bhagat Novel in this festival season and on the eve of Man Booker Prize Cermony It's Irony. Wow it's like A new Twilight before the Oscars. Coming to the book, well it's your typical Chetan Bhagat novel with all the drama in the campus (Mr. Bhagat had shifted from his focus to the St.Stephen's in the case unlke his usual IITs) , childish love, and cardboard c...
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    Sandeep Sai

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    1 Oct, 2014

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    Typically for Fans and Bollywood Movies.

    # Chetan Bhagat's Novel..You wait, wait and wait.And what you get is a typical Bollywood type story.

    # I am not here describe the summary because I think you all must go through it.

    # The expections for Bhagat's piece is something like Revolution2020.But what HALF GF gives you is a pure Delhi+Bihari story.

    # Bhagat always say there is no hero in his story, his story is itself the hero. Yes it might be true in case of Revolution 2020, Five point Someone. But here he has a Bollywood masala ...
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    RAHUL VERMA

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