A renowned writer of books, whether for children, young adults or adults, Dhondy is also a playwright, a biographer (of C.L.R. James (2001)) and a former media executive (Channel Four Commissioning Editor for Multicultural Programmes 1984-97). At this time he wrote the comedy series Tandoori Nights (1985-87) for the channel, which concerned the rivalry of two curry house owners. Farrukh Dhondy has written among his children's' stories KBW (Keep Britain White), a study of a young white boy's response to anti-Bengali racism, sometimes mistaken for an unironic title.
Books: Murder on the beach ; Farrukh Dhondy's thriller, stretching from Paris to Goa, is inspired by Charles Sobhraj.
Dec 01, 2008; THE BIKINI MURDERS Farrukh Dhondy HarperCollins India Price: Rs 395, Pages: 272 As the book's title suggests, this is a...