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3 @ a Time By Diptendu Shekhar Chakraborty – A Review

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Omji Publishing House of New Delhi presents Author Diptendu Sekhar Chakraborty’s debut novel 3 @ a time.

The Blurb:

Falling in love is one of the most exquisite feelings that one can experience in their lifespan. But what if while searching for your true soul mate, you end up having that ‘exquisite feeling’ for three people at the same time?

3 @ a time is the story of Deepankar and his tryst with trust, love, relationship, betrayal and humiliation with 3 girls at the same time along with maintaining his reputation as the wonder boy of his college.

Deepankar- strong, laborious; with a never-say-die attitude while searching for true love ends up in relation with three girls from his college.

Notorious yet dedicated for his deeds at college, Deepankar seeks love from his dream girl who turns out to be homosexual!

And then destiny plays its game.

And the reason- GIRLFRIENDS

But one should never back down and nor did Deepankar; Pooja stood by him in full support.

And in the end…

It does matter

Will the search for his soul mate be completed after his rendez vous with all the three girls?

Will Deepankar restore his faith in others or will life throw curve balls at him?

Will he be able to maintain his reputation or will be hailed as a wonder?

“3 @ a time” tells us not to be complacent on our victories neither be demotivated on our losses.

The Author:

Diptendu Sekhar Chakraborty is an engineering graduate and holds a post-graduate degree in Management from Pune. He currently works at an automobile company based in Muscat, Oman.

In his five year old professional career, he has worked with automobile, advertising and entertainment sector. His work has taken him to many parts across the country and abroad. He finds this experience very relevant while giving shape to his stories.

Three at a time is his debut literary achievement. .

Diptendu is currently based in Muscat, Oman. He loves watching movies or reading anything near the sea shores of Muscat when he is not working.

Diptendu can be reached at diptendusekhar.dsc@gmail.com

The Verdict:

The entire book is about the protagonist Deep’s journey through love, lust and his soul. I wont divulge the scenes and stories of the book as that would take away the surprise elements. Let us now dig a little deeper on the plot and style of writing.

Diptendu’s writing style is simple and eloquent, although you might find errors in the printing but it can be corrected with a better set of tight editing.  The publisher should have been more careful before sending this book to print. However Diptendu carries the task of telling the story entirely on his shoulders and does a commendable job. Every writer has their own limitations and they are the prisoners of their own writing styles, so does Diptendu. His voice is young, fresh, enjoyable but also naive at times, Diptendu’s limitation lies in the plot structure. He has weaved a story that seems impossible at times, how can a boy in college go around with 3 girls at a time and never get caught!!!!

The narration is from the protagonist’s angle and is much like a boy’s view of the world; the guys would definitely enjoy this book more. The feminine perspective is missing in this book.

The question is what you expect when you pick up a book to read, is it Love and romance? College fiasco? Entertainment? Quick laughs? Nostalgia of college days? Then this book is definitely for you.

But if you are looking for something literary or serious then this is not your cup of tea.

Overall a great effort from a new author, I would like to see him experiment with different genres rather than just love and romance

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