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Bangalore Calling

3.34  ·  Rating Details ·  41 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
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Published July 1st 2011 by Hachette India
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Smita Beohar
May 11, 2011 Smita Beohar rated it liked it
Shelves: review-copy
When I had received a mail from somebody from Hachette India asking for my mailing address (to send a book), I was apprehensive on two counts. It is usually the author who contacts me for sending a review copy & mostly there is a build up about the book before a request for a review comes in. In the case none of the two happened and after a few mail exchanges “Bangalore Calling” was on my desk. The cover was attractive & the blurb on the back page promising. Hachette India had sprung a ...more
Vivek Tejuja
Mar 29, 2011 Vivek Tejuja rated it really liked it
So I received my copy of Bangalore Calling from the publishers and I as I sat down to read it, I almost saw my life flashing by. I have been working in the BPO Sector for about 9 years now and if there is one person who could relate to the book more than anyone else, it would have to be me and of course millions like me who work for this sector. Before I start with the review, I would like to say something about this industry. It grew and it grew at a speed that was unimaginable. From the very ...more
Amit Si
Mar 30, 2014 Amit Si rated it it was amazing
Bangalore Calling !!! As I laboured through the first few pages of this book, I thought, merely reading the book would suffice me through the various English tests held in competitive exams. There wasn't a single page, which I could not cover without referring to my desktop dictionary.

However,..... as and as the journey went deeper, through each of the fifteen characters, so poignantly painted in the Callus call centre against the competitive background of the "better" Bodmas call centre, I got
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Viju
Mar 12, 2015 Viju rated it really liked it
Shelves: owned, read-in-2015
A very neat collection of 15 intertwined short stories that deal with a call center in Bangalore. I began to read this at the rate of one story a day initially, and saw how nicely each story stands out on its own. I then did a read of 8 stories together to see how the link binds them. It works just fine both ways. With some really nice writing and well etched characters, author Brinda seems to have come up with stories which for the most part not only entertain, but also touch your heart.

I am g
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Vidya
Sep 10, 2015 Vidya rated it liked it
A good easy read. Liked the different stories relating the various category of people working for BPOs. Was anxious to hear Basu's story from his own perspective and was disappointed by the turn of events in his story!
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Poorly written, money wasted.
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