Book Review: ‘Mrs. McGinty’s Dead’ by Agatha Christie
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Book Review: ‘Mrs. McGinty’s Dead’ by Agatha Christie

My Rating*** ‘Mrs. McGinty’s Dead’ by Agatha Christie is a typical murder mystery set in the English countryside. The book has all the components that you generally find in Christie’s mysteries. You will find an intriguing murder with a number of suspects. There are twists and turns. There is your favorite Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot … Continue reading

Book Review: ‘The Sittaford Mystery’ by Agatha Christie
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Book Review: ‘The Sittaford Mystery’ by Agatha Christie

My Rating***** ‘The Sittaford Mystery’ or ‘The Murder at Hazelmoor’ is another masterpiece from the mystery queen. While readers do not rate this book higher, I found this book very appealing. Set in a remote English village under heavy snow, the storyline reveals an interesting cast of characters. These characters have been sketched so well … Continue reading

The Demonic Hound of the Baskervilles
Book Review / Murder Mystery

The Demonic Hound of the Baskervilles

My Rating***** Sherlock Holmes is one of the most loved characters in ‘crime literature’. His oddities, his obsessiveness, his brilliance and even his flaws make him not only a powerful character, but also a memorable one. Created by Scottish author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes certainly stands apart in the literary world. … Continue reading

Another Retelling of Ramayana (Book Review: ‘Scion of Ikshvaku’ by Amish)
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Another Retelling of Ramayana (Book Review: ‘Scion of Ikshvaku’ by Amish)

My Rating*** The overwhelming success of ‘the Shiva trilogy’ made Amish one of the best-selling authors in India. Now, he is back with a new series – ‘Ram Chandra Series’. ‘Scion of Ikshvaku’ is the first installment of this series. Based on popular Indian epic Ramayana, this first book of Ram Chandra series has already … Continue reading