Farrukh’s many facets

Fragments Against My Ruin: A Life by Farrukh Dhondy. Published in 2021 by Context, an imprint of Westland Publications Private Limited, 1st Floor, A Block, East Wing, Plot No. 40, SP Info City, Dr MGR Salai, Perungudi, Kandanchavadi, Madras 600096. Pp: 306. Price: Rs 699. The account of Farrukh Dhondy’s (pictured) interesting and eventful life reads more like fiction than an autobiography. In Fragments Against My Ruin: A life, we learn about the litterateur’s association with the Black Panther Movement demanding rights for people of color; with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) as a script writer and the free-to-air British television......

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