Abolakara Kahani is written by Manoj Das, one of the best odia story book published by Grantha Mandira, Binodbehari, Cuttack – 1
Manoj Das, born in 1934 is an Indian writer who writes in Odia and English. In 2000, Manoj Das was awarded with Saraswati Samman. He was awarded Padma Shri in 2001, the fourth most noteworthy Civilian Award in India for his commitment in the field of Literature and Education. Kendra Sahitya Akademi has offered its most noteworthy honor (also India’s highest literary award) i.e Sahitya Akademi Award Fellowship.
Abolakara Kahani is a collection of short stories written by Manoj Das. The stories are based on an imaginary kingdom known as Abolakara and its people. The stories are crafted in a simple yet fascinating way. The book contains a total of six stories.
The first story is about a young boy named Manu who loves painting and becomes famous for his paintings of the Abolakara kingdom. The second story is about a poor farmer who becomes wealthy overnight but loses his wealth soon after. The third story is about a cunning fox who outwits a group of hunters.
The fourth story is about a bridegroom who gets lost in the woods and meets a mysterious old woman. The fifth story is about a young princess who falls in love with a commoner and faces opposition from her family. The final story is about a king who gets obsessed with a beautiful queen and ends up losing everything in the pursuit of her.
The stories in Abolakara Kahani are full of moral lessons and showcase the various aspects of human nature. The book is written in simple language and can be enjoyed by both children and adults alike. Manoj Das is a renowned author and his writing is a treat to read.
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