Mayank Chandna writes this book 'The World's Most Frustrated Man' under the pen name Abhaidev. 20% into the book and you know that Abhaidev is writing this book to clarify a lot many things as the male gender. Society constructs ideas, stereotypes, customs, etc. for us to follow but the society itself is not an absolute institution it fails to understand in its entirety the concept of gender, religion, relationships, etc. And therefore we are at odds most often.
The novella is clearly inspired partially by the happenings in the life of the author but at the same time fictionalized making it relatable across societies and cultures.
The language of the book is sharp without mincing words. The cover of the book is not so self-explanatory but when you are reading the novella things become clear in your mind.
'The World's Most Frustrated Man' is the third book of Abaidhev and he is definitely enjoying his process of writing. The reading of the book becomes simple because of the clear writing style. You tend to increase your speed because of the rush he creates and because of the peculiar attitude he has towards the reader.
Name of the book: The World's Most Frustrated Man
Author: Abhaidev is the pen name of Mayank Chandna
Enter the farcical life of M, the world's most frustrated man.
Everything in M's life was smooth, until his eventual mental breakdown. Shattered into innumerable pieces, he somehow gathered himself and tried fixing himself again. Only to realize that some things are beyond fixing. Will he find what he is looking for? Or will he wander aimlessly, like everyone else in this world?
The World's Most Frustrated Man is the poignant tale of a man who will die twice in his life. But he was also born twice. That is his only solace.
About the author
Abhaidev is the pen name of Mayank Chandna, an MDI Gurgaon alumnus and the author of the much-loved novels, That Thing About You, and, The Influencer. After working for a while in an investment bank, he took the plunge and quit that boring job of his to venture into the exciting world of writing, something he always wanted to do. ‘The World's Most Frustrated Man' is his first novella