Smokewater is a 1957 Urdu detective novel written by one of the all-time greatest Urdu detective story writers, Ibne Safi. It is the 61st title of the Jasusi Duniya (also, Jasoosi Dunya) Series, and is translated by Shamsur Rahman Faruqi.
Summary of the Book
Renowned industrialist, Sir Fayyaz Ahmad, goes missing while he was on the way to his vacation home, He comes back in a bizarre, delusional state after many days. His granddaughter, the young and gorgeous Shakila, seeks the help of Colonel Faridi and Captain Hameed. The enquiry leads the two detectives through the crooked, shady world of the extremely rich, their grand mansions, white yachts, and platinum mines. They will find themselves in the middle of a deadly game played by the infamous American criminal, Doctor Dread.
About Ibne Safi
Ibne Safi or Ibn-e-Safi is the pen name of the prolific poet and writer from Pakistan, Asrar Ahmad. He wrote in India in the 1940s and later in Pakistan after the partition of British India. Most of his works are characterized by a riveting blend of mystery, suspense, adventure, romance and comedy.