Patrick French

Patrick French (born 1966) is a British writer and historian, based in London and Delhi. He is the author of several books including: Younghusband: the Last Great Imperial Adventurer, a biography of Francis Younghusband, The World Is What It Is, an authorised biography of Nobel Laureate V. S. Naipaul which won the National Book Critics Circle Award and India: a Portrait: an intimate biography of 1.2 billion people.