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Tuesday Night Bloggers: The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra (2015) by Vaseem Khan

Today is the Tuesday Night Bloggers’ final look at January’s theme of Firsts. If you have missed any of the past posts you can catch up with the links below: Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 And here … Continue reading

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A Star Struck Inspector Ghote in H. R. F. Keating’s Filmi Filmi, Inspector Ghote (1976)

This novel sees Inspector Ghote take on the Bombay film industry, as he is called out to the Talkiestan Studios to investigate the murder of the film star Dhartiraj, who has been crushed on set by a 5K light, whose … Continue reading

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Decaying Imperialist Idylls and the ‘Great Detective’ in H. R. F. Keating’s The Body in the Billiard Room (1987)

From the very title of this book, readers can already see the evident nod towards Golden Age crime fiction, Agatha Christie in particular, the title possibly being a parody of Christie’s Miss Marple novel, The Body in the Library (1942). … Continue reading

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Alexander Wilson’s The Mystery of Tunnel 51 (1928)

It’s still a nice surprise to come across a completely new author when browsing idly in a bookshop, especially one from my favourite genre: Golden Age Crime. This book was a case in point. Like Cyril Coles (one of the … Continue reading

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