Acclaim for Coinman
Winner: 2016 eLit Book Awards for Literary Fiction (Bronze)
Winner: 2016 Readers’ Favorite International Award (Honorable)
Finalist: 2016 IAN Book of the Year (General/ Literary Fiction)
Finalist: 2016 National Indie Excellence Award for Humor
Readers' Favorite
“Coinman is an incredible and an unforgettable journey." Full Review
The Midwest Book Review
“An inimitable, thought provoking paperback about coming of age, determining your distinctiveness and accepting who you are while trying to fit into the expected norm of the social order in which you live Coinman an Untold Conspiracy is a tale written by a writer with a fine grasp of language. " Full Review
IndieReader
“This articulate, wryly amusing creation focuses on simple situations that often have an unexpected, almost magical, twist." Full Review
The Bibulous Bibliobiuli
“The book is a brilliant linguistic muddle and a stunning display of stylistic somersaults. The style of the novel is an intricate mosaic fashioned with care.” Full Review
BookViral
“Originality is often elusive, yet that’s exactly what Pawan Mishra delivers. Humorous and highly entertaining, Coinman: An Untold Conspiracy proves an absolute gem and is recommended without reservation.” Full Review
Kirkus Review
“Mishra’s debut comic novel is an absurdist tale of office and personal politics set in a small town in northern India. A funny, unusual read…” Full Review
Titas Reads Books
“...sarcasm is the best thing served on plates by this book. I just loved that. I invite all the readers to this mad house where all you got to do is jingle some coins!” Full Review
More Acclaim for Coinman
“A business firm that turns violent...a conspiracy in the works...and a spy among the coworkers. Coinman is an incredible and an unforgettable journey.” --Readers’ Favorite

“Originality is often elusive, yet that’s exactly what Pawan Mishra delivers.” --BookViral
“Mishra’s debut comic novel is an absurdist tale of office and personal politics set in a small town in northern India.” --Kirkus Review
“A quirky, heartfelt novel about finding your identity - and keeping it.” –SPR
“As a study or allegory of the workplace, Coinman stands as a rather intriguing and good satire.” --Misanthropester, Musings on Popular Culture
“This story holds its own in the story world.” --Ana Meyer, author of Marie
“Refreshingly unique, humorous, and honest! Mishra’s eloquent writing style is itself a feast for lovers of literary fiction.” --Nelou Keramati, author of The Fray Theory: Resonance
“The story of Coinman is like an Indian meal, with so many rich spices that contribute to the complexity of the overall flavor. One to be eaten slowly, and savored.” --Catyana Falsetti, author of Facing Death
“This story is a modern day parable. It is laced with psychological insight, pithy wisdom, and is an astute parody of the dynamics of office politics and group-think.” --Ginger Bensman, author of To Swim Beneath the Earth
“The book is a brilliant linguistic muddle and a stunning display of stylistic somersaults. The style of the novel is an intricate mosaic fashioned with care. The most striking aspect [of this book] is its apparently bottomless and amazingly diverse fund of linguistic humor of all possible kinds. 5 stars.” --The Bibulous Bibliobiuli
“This story was a breath of fresh air to read. The author weaves together humor and insight into the nature of humanity to create a masterful piece. A must read!” --Sara Angelo, author of Drift
“Coinman is a story that is similar to an exotic meal. Too many books these days are your boring meat-and-potatoes stories, while this novel is a breath of fresh air for your taste-buds.” --John Autero, author of The Scorpion
“Original, imaginative and full of India’s culture, Coinman: An Untold Conspiracy is a book that will stay with you long after you’ve finished reading it.” --Rebecca McNutt, author of Smog City “I’ve never read sarcasm like this before from such a young author. For me, sarcasm is the best thing served on plates by this book. I just loved that.” --Titas, Blogger
“Pawan Misha isn’t your typical author, that’s why I loved this book. Pawan adds puzzle piece by puzzle piece and it starts to come together as a fun comical masterpiece.” --Kate Fennell, 251 Things to Do in Tofino
“Prejudice takes a plethora of forms. A recent example of the outcast can be found in Pawan Mishra’s Coinman. He masterfully weaves laugh-out-loud humor into this very quirky, very creative and very original story.” --Kenneth Preston, author of The Passing of Each Perfect Moment
“Mr. Mishra uses long sentences, quality words and phrases that convey thoughts and feelings precisely and conjure vivid images. An engrossing and entertaining novel which also offers useful moral lessons to readers.” --Getty Ambau, author of the series Desta
"It is an insightful, funny, and beautifully crafted mockery of the ridiculous and bureaucratic social oddness that is working in an office." --James Hockley, author of Fear’s Union

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