Fiction. Asian & Asian American Studies. Translated from the Urdu by Shamsur Rahman Faruqi. In an unnamed city somewhere in Hindustan, a man is killed by a poisoned arrow outside a popular nightclub. The subsequent investigation, led by the intrepid Colonel Faridi and his assistant, Captain Hameed, opens up a shadowy underworld network of pimps, drug dealers, and foreign spies. But who is behind it all? The diminutive Goan named Finch? The beautiful yet mysterious Tara Nayadu? Or the enigmatic American arch-criminal, Doctor Dread?
Ibne Safi was born in 1928 in India. During the 1950s, he created two great mystery series, Jasoosi Duniya and the Imran series. Both gained massive popularity and were translated into several languages. Ibne Safi died on his birthday on July 26, 1980 in Karachi. Author City: KARACHI PAK