THE GARLAND KEEPERS

Manohar Malgonkar (1913-2010) was an eminent post-Independence writer whose contribution to Indian writing in English is immense. A remarkable storyteller and a keen observer of social and political realities, Malgonkar is notable for his military thrillers, historical novels and adventure fiction. His major works include The Men Who Killed Gandhi, A Bend in the Ganges, Spy in Amber, Comb at of Shadows, The Garland Keepers, The Sea Hawk, Shalimar, The Princes, Cactus Country, Distant Drum, Bandicoot Run and The Devil’s Wind.