Book Review- The Girl In Room 105 by Chetan Bhagat

Review on the girl in room 105

The book ‘The Girl In Room 105’ is a fiction story based on feminism and became the bestseller. The book is written by the famous Indian writer Chetan Bhagat in Indian English language. It was published on October 9, 2018

Love stories we all have read but the novel ‘The Girl In Room 105’ is something which is an unloving story. The story’s plot has many twists and turns which makes it an interesting read. The story indirectly highlights many problems of contemporary India. The issue of Kashmir and the problems of inter-religion marriage. The story also poignantly highlights the deep-rooted scepticism regarding the Muslim community in India.

The girl in room 105

The story ‘the girl in room 105’ also covers the concept of the importance of beauty over the brain and how betrayal in a relationship could lethal if it is not dealt properly with. Among so many negative thoughts one thing which is most important is the power of love. Relationships may not last forever but love lasts forever and it was the power of love which helped in giving justice to the victim. It also satirically highlights the weakness of our Indian policing system. How the one with power gets away easily and the innocent one who doesn’t have resources is harassed. It also points out the negative aspect of pressure by media on the system in dealing with a particular case. How undue stress by media can lead to false accusation and conviction? 

All in all the book is a thriller, suspense and while reading you won’t want to stop. You would try your best to finish the novel at a go because of the twist and turns the story offers. This story is an amazing example of an unloving love story with lots of suspense and thrill.  

Chetan Bhagat-The author of 'The girl in room 105'

Chetan Bhagat

Chetan Bhagat is a famous Indian writer and also a columnist, screenwriter and speaker. He was born on 22 April 1974. He completed his b.tech from Indian Institute of Technology(IIT Delhi) and MBA from Indian Institute of Management(IIM Ahmedabad) where he met the love of his life, Anusha Bhagat. The films Kai Po Che, 2 States(based on his own story), 3 Idiots, Half Girlfriend and hello inspired by Chetan’s books. 

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