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H.R.F. Keating

  • Birth 31 Oct 1926 St Leonards, Hastings Borough, East Sussex, England
  • Death 27 Mar 2011 London, City of London, Greater London, England
  • Burial Mortlake, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, Greater London, England
  • Memorial ID 67572139

Author. A writer of crime fiction novels, he was best known for the "Inspector Ghote" series. Born Henry Reymond Fitzwalter Keating, the son of a prep school director, he dropped out of school at the age of sixteen and joined the Army. Following his discharge, he attended Trinity College in Dublin, where he studied Languages (French) and after graduation worked as a journalist. In 1959, he initiated his career as a novelist with "Death and the Visiting Firemen" and launched the "Inspector Ghote" series with "The Perfect Murder" (1964), which earned him the CWA Gold Dagger Award. Keating received a second Gold Dagger Award for "The Murder of the Maharajah" (1980).

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  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 28 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67572139
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for H.R.F. Keating (31 Oct 1926–27 Mar 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67572139, citing Mortlake Crematorium, Mortlake, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .