H.R.F. Keating was an award-winning crime fiction writer renowned for his series of novels featuring Inspector Ghote of Bombay CID. He was the crime books reviewer for THE TIMES for 15 years, chairman of the Society of Authors and president of the Detection Club. He was a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and was awarded the CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger for outstanding services to crime literature.
A salute by her fellow thriller writers and by those who know about her plays and films is all that is needed ... Gilbert's summary of Dame Agatha's life strikes just the right note and his handling of the 1926 disappearance when Dame Agatha was missing for nine days is informative ... Walter's account of Christie's sales as seen by her London publisher is full of interest * DAILY TELEGRAPH *