Themes of mysticism, spirituality, and the complex interaction between man and the cosmos were frequently discussed in Manoj Das's writings. His writings were a reflection of his profound understanding of human psychology and his talent for weaving intricate stories with deep philosophical implications. His major English writings include "Cyclones," "The Crocodile's Lady," "A Tiger at Twilight," and "A Frog's Life." With significant works like "Chha Mana Atha Guntha" ("Six Acres and a Third") and "Amruta Phala" ("The Nectar Fruit"), he also wrote extensively in Odia.
Manoj Das acquired numerous awards for his literary accomplishments throughout the course of his career, including the Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian honour in India, and the Sahitya Akademi Award, one of the nation's most renowned literary honours. He was also a recipient of the Saraswati Samman, another esteemed literary award in India.
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