Chetan’s story telling is in First Person. Chetan starts the book by saying, “My one particular ex – boss. My life when I worked for him living hell, and was probably the worst phase of my life,” (Page XII). Chetan said that his ex- boss gave him inspiration and thanked him in this book. “I chose to tell the story through Shyam’s eyes. This is because, after I met him, I found him the most similar to me as a person.”(Page 10.) The narration was impacted by Shyam’s point of View as Shyam had an innocent way to look at the world around him. Shyam also impacts the story by having his own opinions...
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... me. She was a girl, she knew the full story, but she was not Esha, Priyanka, or Radhika. Which meant there was only one alternative left. ‘So…that means... Oh my’ my whole body shook as I found it difficult to balance. I fell down on my knees. Her face shone, and bright sunlight entered our compartment in one stroke. I looked up at her as she smiled. She had an open book next to her. It was the English translation of a holy text. My eyes focused on a few lines on the page that lay open: Always think of Me, become My devotee, worship Me and offer your homage unto Me. Thus you will come to Me without fail. I promise you this because you are my very dear friend.”(Page 275 and 276). Chetan ends the book by saying that the person who told the story to him was GOD.
Bhagat, Chetan. One night at the Call Center. New Delhi: Rupa Publications , 2005. Print.
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