- Publisher : Hind Yugm / Westland; First edition (20 December 2017)
- Language : Hindi
- Paperback : 176 pages
- ISBN-10 : 9386850591
- ISBN-13 : 978-9386850591
- Item Weight : 257 g
- Dimensions : 13 x 2.5 x 19.8 cm
- Country of Origin : India
- Condition : New
Dark Horse' is one of the most popular novels of this decade written in Hindi. Such live and vivid portray of the life of candidates preparing for Civil Services Examination in Hindi medium were not focused in any other book till date. Candidate preparing for the country's highest honored examination is not only an aspirant but also has multi-faced life-style and struggles in his lap. This is the story of the same struggle. This novel depicts the uncommon doldrums of getting out of villages/ towns and dealing with urban life specifically in the backdrop of Mukherjee Nagar, Delhi. In addition to the immense popularity among readers, this novel has also received the 'Sahitya Akadami Youth Award' of 2015. This is an edited and refined version of this book.
About the Author
Born in 1984 in Santhal Paragana, a remote area of Jharkhand, Nilotpal Mrinal has already established himself among the readers and literary intellectuals with his first novel 'Dark Horse'. Nilotpal, originally hails from Bihar, is also active in political and social activities for the last several years after completing his education from St. Xavier's College, Ranchi. Along with playing a special role in student movements, Mrinal has already reached to TV platform in the field of folk music. These days, he's also trying his luck in poet-concerts and gaining popularity.