E. Jaiwant Paul is a man of varied interests, having authored eight other books, including Rani of Jhansi, The Story of Tea,The Unforgettable Maharajas, Har Dayal: The Great Revolutionary (co-author Shubh Paul), Arms and Armour: Traditional Weapons of India, Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan and The Greased Cartridge. He is on the expert panel on weapons for several museums of Rajasthan. A hardcore corporate, he initially worked for Hindustan Unilever and was later Director of Brooke Bond, India. Thereafter he headed the National Mineral Water Company in Muscat, Oman. A keen cricketer and tennis player, he now lives in Delhi.