The book s written by Chetan Bhagat. He become very popular writer because of his simple language, plot and specially for writing about youth. This book can be consider as romance but it is also more than the romance.
The girl was born and brought up in the Delhi while the hero was from UP. The hero was the prince of that state but as he was living in the village he was poor in English. No doubt it is a good love story but this idea of connecting two- The one who live with English and the one who knows a little bit of English.
The fiction has been situated in three places. Even there is no villain in the story. It can be consider as modern literature because here the theme of love has been introduced with different treatment. One must read the fiction to understand what is the definition of love for different people.