Ajay Chowdhury

The Cook
  • The Cook


    From the award-winning author of The Waiter comes the second fresh and page-turning mystery starring detective-turned-waiter Kamil Rahman.

    Praise for The Waiter:
    'A hugely entertaining first novel, taking us from Kolkata to Brick Lane' Ann Cleeves
    '[An] outstanding debut' Sunday Times
    'A rip-roaring mystery that's engrossing from start to finish... a refreshing and welcome addition to the world of detective fiction. One of my favourite reads of the year' Abir Mukherjee

Ajay Chowdhury is the winner of the inaugural Harvill Secker-Bloody Scotland crime writing award. He is a tech entrepreneur and theatre director who lived the first third of his life in India and then moved to London, where he cooks experimental meals for his wife and daughters. His first children's book, Ayesha and the Firefish, was published in 2016 and The Waiter is his debut crime thriller.

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