Neville Sarony is an Anglo-Irish barrister who served in the 7th Gurkha Rifles, graduated LLB (Hons) at the London School of Economics and was called to the English Bar. He spent two years in the UK’s Foreign Office before establishing the first foreign law practice in Nepal. He practised in London until 2000.
From 1986 to 1998 he was chairman of a group of travel companies in Kathmandu. He is now a practising silk in Hong Kong and also has a home in Spain.
Sarony has written two previous novels in the Max Devlin series – The Dharma Expedient and Devlin’s Chakra – and a memoir entitled Counsel in the Clouds.