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3 mistake of my life book review

  1. 1. REVIEW OF ‘THE 3 MISTAKES OF MY LIFE’ By- Asiful Haque
  2. 2. Name Of Book :The 3 mistakes of my life Author :Chetan Bhagat Publisher : Rupa Books Price : `95
  3. 3. CHARACTERS It’s the story about three friends Omi, Govind and Ishaan. The story is presented through Govind’s eyes and it’s his three mistakes of life that are presented along. Govind is, interested in coming up on his own in life, through business.
  4. 4. Ish is cricket player whose passion lies in playing, teaching and watching cricket. Omi is a priest‘s son who doesn’t have any ambition of his own and just moves along with his two friends.
  5. 5. STORY  The book is based on real life events. What follows is a mix of cricket, religion, business, love and friendship. Story begins with Bhagat receiving an e-mail from Govind who had taken many sleeping pill. Govind set up Cricket Shop along with his friends in the temple compound with Omi’s family’s help.
  6. 6. The shop prospers as Ishaan coaches young boys in cricket and Govind teaches maths to some boys and Ishaan’ sister Vidya. They want to expand business in new mall in city. They select the prime location in mall for their shop and pay the advance.
  7. 7. Omi’s Bittoo Mama (maternal uncle), a communal party man bent on converting the young into fighters in the name of Hinduism and wants that these boys should work for there secular party. Ishan then meets Ali, a Muslim child master with reflex condition hit each ball for a six but can’t play more than an over due to weakness.
  8. 8. They agreed to provide cricket coaching and maths tuitions free of cost to Ali. Ali displays the talent which Ishaan never had and Ali’s destiny becomes his own. It is the Republic day, earthquake came in Gujarat. Mall in which they had booked shop get fully destroyed. Money invested (`110000) in mall shop turns into first big mistake of Govind.
  9. 9. They endure great pains to take Ali all the way to Sydney at the suggestion of one of the Australian players. There, Ali is offered a contract on the condition that he have to become an Australian citizen is refused by Ali. Govind falls in love with Vidya . That was his second big mistake.
  10. 10. Bittoo Mama sends his son and Omi’s mother with other Sevak to Ayodhya. On their return journey Muslim mob put on fire the bogie of Sevaks. In that Mama lost his son. Ahmedabad burns in riot fires. Bittoo mama with his party workers kills Ali’s family. Now mama wants to kill Ali.
  11. 11. Omi dies while saving Ali from Mama’s attack. Ishaan finds out about Vidya and Govind, a betrayal he does not forgive. Govind while protecting Ali form Mama make his third mistake. Due to a second delay a blade of mama’s trishul jabbed Ali’s Wrist.
  12. 12. After these events Ishaan not talk with Govind for more than two years. These events lead Govind to his death-bed and that is when he writes the email to Chetan. Chetan Bhagat trigger the reconciliation between Ish and Govind, rekindle the love between Govind and Vidya & instill in him the desire to stay alive.
  13. 13. COMMENT Content: The Three Mistakes of my Life’ is a story well told. Book has many interesting settings and situation. Language: This book is written simply and has the quality that makes one want to read the book cover to cover in one sitting.
  14. 14. Other: None of reason for saving Ali are based on the fact that he's a Muslim, or they save Ali out of any moral obligation apart from the fact that he is a potential cricketing great. Chetan's notions of nationalism and patriotism are just too immature and simplistic.
  15. 15. CONCLUSION Many times our dreams crash into pieces by unexpected events but with support from people around, we can get back on track, focus and rebuild our dreams. Life will have many setbacks. People close to you will hurt you. But you don’t break it off. You don’t hurt them more. You try to heal it.
  16. 16. Thank You…

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