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Author: Ashish Jaiswal
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788129114518
A story of two ordinary boys and their quest to conquer the world, True Dummy engages with questions about existence, ambition and the meaning and purpose of life while addressing the most soul-searching dilemmas of the human race. The enlightening fable takes you on a timeless journey with its thought-provoking narrative, delightful short stories and allegorical landscapes with extraordinary images.
Delve into the mysteries of existence and life and discover a fantastic world imbued with philosophical insights in Ashish Jaiswal's True Dummy - a magical tale about the deepest human ambitions.
‘…a fascinating piece of literature which carries a very powerful message for the youth of this world to follow values and objectives that transcend a mechanical existence.’
== Dr. R. K. Pachauri, Chairman IPCC – co-recipient Nobel Peace Prize, 2007
‘I feel blessed that True Dummy is starting its journey from India, a land of storytellers, where the first fabulist of the world – the creator of Panchatantra – Vishnu Sharma was born; where the pious spirits of Baba Bulleb Shah, Rahim and Kabir still rove freely. ‘Most of this ‘fable of existence’ has been sewed inside Linacre Library, Oxford University while sitting on the same chair; at exactly the same place. Although I spent countless nights inside the library writing all alone, I never felt so. I was at the Yale University when I had to write its ending. I moved from library to library but could not find a place with the same serenity. Finally, it was a small corner of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies where True Dummy concluded itself.’
== Ashish Jaiswal