Author Manoj Jain launches his sixth book, A Man from Mandu
Author Manoj Jain launches his sixth publication, A Man from Mandu. If ratings and reviews are anything to go by, Manoj Jain’s books have done very well.
He wears dual caps, sometimes he is a businessman making his mark in the world of garment export and sometimes, he is a writer, following his true passion.
In most of his previously authored books, Manoj holds a mirror to human relationships and what drives their varying dynamics.
In his latest undertaking, A Man from Mandu, Manoj tells the story of Avishkar Baba, a new age guru in town slowly gaining popularity.
Instagram posts and Whatsapp daily quotes play pivotal roles in creating the hype behind this Baba.
Slowly but steadily, his band of followers multiplies. He obliges his followers by meeting with them twice a month and keeps them mesmerised with his esoteric stories.
As a reader, you get the inside story on how a fraud is rebranded as a Sadhu of Stories by Tarini to win a high stake wager.
Tarini, one of the other protagonists surely has an axe to grind in promoting Avishkar Baba to this extent.
This story of deception, faith and money makes for an interesting as we witness Dhawal, a simple man thrust into the world as Avishkar Baba.
With news of Godmen having underhand dealings, quite rampant in India, this story is definitely one you can easily relate to.