OP Munjal started Hero Cycles in 1956, fuelled by meagre resources and an insatiable ambition. The rest, as they say, is history: Hero Cycles went on to become the worlds largest bicycle manufacturer. This book chronicles the life of Munjal through anecdotes from his professional and personal life. It is a result of extensive conversations with Munjal, Hero employees, dealers and family members.
A Strange Kind of Paradise is an exploration of Indias past and present from the perspective of a foreigner who has lived in India for many years. The book is a journey through Indian history, culture and society in the company of Miller, who informs and educates in equal measure, as he travels in the footsteps of foreign chroniclers and overturns longheld stereotypes about race, identity and migration.