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

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

Captain Arthur Hastings Vs Dr. John H. Watson: Similarities and Differences
Agatha Christe / Agatha Christie Reading Challenge / Dr. Watson / Hercule Poirot / Murder Mystery

Captain Arthur Hastings Vs Dr. John H. Watson: Similarities and Differences

Agatha Christie, who was greatly influenced by the works of Sir Arthur Conon Doyle, introduced one character called ‘Captain Arthur Hastings’ in her works in accordance with the model of Sherlock Holmes’s close associate Dr. John H. Watson. She even named this character as ‘Arthur’ after the great Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Christie depicted Hastings … Continue reading

Agatha Christe / Book Reviews / Fiction / Murder Mystery / Suspense-thrillers

Review of ‘The ABC Murders’ by Agatha Christie

My Rating (***) ‘The ABC Murders’ by Agatha Christie is another tale of Hercule Poirot, the famous Belgian sleuth (with his groomed mustaches). The book was also published as ‘The Alphabet Murders’. It is the story of continuous killings happening in the English alphabetical order and Poirot’s attempt to deduce the murderer by using his … Continue reading