Dhondy, Farrukh

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Bobb, Dilip. "The Rebel in Leicester." The Indian Express, 22 Dec. 2012

Soobramanien, Natasha. "Book of a Lifetime: Come to Mecca by Farrukh Dhondy." The Independent, 18 Oct. 2012

Laughlin, Nicholas. "Review - Cricket, the Caribbean, and World Revolution." Trinidad & Tobago Review, Apr. 2002

Engel Matthew. "Quixote at the Wicket." The Guardian, 4 Aug. 2001



Verma, Gunjan. "I Read Modern Novels to Feel Superior: Farrukh Dhondy." Indian Times, 7 Feb. 2015

Sathyendran, Nita. "'I Can't Tolerate Fools': Farrukh Dhondy." The Hindu, 1 Feb. 2013

Khubchandani, Lata. "Farrukh Dhondy". Outlook India, 24 Mar. 2008

Ghosh-Schellhorn, Martina. "Farrukh Dhondy in Interview with Martina Ghosh-Schellhorn (Saarbrücken)." Anglistik vol. 14. no. 1, 2003

Dhondy, Farrukh. "An Interview with V. S. Naipaul." Literary Review, Aug. 2001

Mathai, Sujatha. "Farookh [sic] Dhondy talks with Sujatha Mathai." The Indian P.E.N., vol. 48, no. 4, 1987



Ranasinha, Ruvani. Writing Back, Re-Writing Britain: Farrukh Dhondy and Salman Rushdie, 2007

Mathison, Ymitri. "The Second Generation British Asian's Search for an Interstitial Identity in Hanif Kureishi's My Beautiful Laundrette and Farrukh Dhondy's The Bride and Romance, Romance." South Asian Review, vol. 27, no. 1, 2006

D'Souza. Florence. "Code-Switching in Farrukh Dhondy's Bombay Duck." Commonwealth Essays and Studies, vol. 20, no. 1, 1997

Robinson, Andrew. "Boys from the Currystuff." Sight and Sound, vol. 55, no. 1, 1985 - 1986

Whitcombe, Bobbie. "East-West: The Divided Worlds of Farrukh Dhondy." Children's Literature in Education: An International Quarterly, vol. 14, no. 1, 1983




Prophet Of Love (2013)

London Company (2012)

The Bikini Murders (2008)

Black Swan (1992)

Bombay Duck (1990)

Poona Company (1980)

The Siege of Babylon (1978)


Children's and Young Adults' Books

Janacky and the Giant, and Other Stories (1993)

Trip Trap (1985)

Come to Mecca, and Other Stories (1993)


Short Story Collections

East End at your Feet (1976)



Rumi: A New Translation (2011)


Plays/ Scripts

Devdas (2013)

Vigilantes (1988)

Trojans (1982)

Kipling Sahib (1982)

Mama Dragon (1980)


Essays/Articles/Non-Fiction/Short Stories

"Sunday-Key-Monday." HIMAL, 2018

"V. S. Naipaul: The Man and His Mission." Journal of Caribbean Literatures, vol. 5, no. 2, 2008

Cricket, The Caribbean and World Revolution, 2001


Audio and Audiovisual Material

Farrukh Dhondy in Conversation with V. S. Naipaul at the Jaipur Literature Festival. YouTube, 24 Jan. 2015

Farrukh Dhondy on V. S. Naipaul's Appearance at the Jaipur Literature Festival. YouTube, 23 Jan. 2015

Farrukh Dhondy at the Mumbai Litfest. YouTube, 22 Nov. 2013

Farrukh Dhondy at the Karachi LitFestival. YouTube, 19 Jul. 2017