Murder Is Easy
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Murder Is Easy

Murder is Easy by Agatha Christie was first published in the UK on 5 June 1939. One of the well-established Christie characters, Superintendent Battle (an intelligent and successful officer of Scotland Yard) makes an appearance at the end of this book. However, his appearance can be termed as a cameo appearance as he does not … Continue reading

A Little Crooked House: Agatha Christie’s Twisted Tale
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A Little Crooked House: Agatha Christie’s Twisted Tale

Crooked House by Agatha Christie is one of her standalone novels. You will not find her well-established sleuths (Hercule Poirot, Miss Marple, Tommy and Tuppence, and Superintendent Battle, etc.) in this novel. The book was one of Christie’s favourite books and she thoroughly enjoyed writing it. In the foreword of this book, Agatha Christie writes, “This … Continue reading

The Tree Bears Witness: Another Birbal Mystery
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The Tree Bears Witness: Another Birbal Mystery

The Tree Bears Witness by Sharath Komarraju is the second installment of ‘A Birbal Mystery’ series. I thoroughly enjoyed reading the first installment ‘The Crows of Agra’ and was eagerly waiting for this second book. So, was this book worth waiting? Did I like this book? The answer is yes. It is an excellent detective … Continue reading

Penumbra: A Gripping Novel In The Style Of Agatha Christie
Book Review / Indian Author / Murder Mystery

Penumbra: A Gripping Novel In The Style Of Agatha Christie

With Penumbra, Bhaskar Chattopadhyay has woven a gripping novel in the style of Agatha Christie. The book can be placed in the realm of old schooled detective and mystery literature. The book takes the reader into the scene of a ‘Locked Room Murder-Mystery’ where a perfect crime takes place. The author leaves clues for the … Continue reading

‘Two Poirot Mysteries’ By ‘The Queen Of Mysteries’
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‘Two Poirot Mysteries’ By ‘The Queen Of Mysteries’

The first Poirot book that I am going to review today is Evil Under The Sun. As the title of the book suggests, the book highlights different dimensions of evil. According to Christie, this so-called evil can be found almost everywhere. Its disturbing presence can even be found at those places where it ought not … Continue reading