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Mysterious murder on an archaeological site

Mystery Queen Agatha Christie and her brain-child Hercule Poirot, the middle-aged Belgian detective are my favourites whenever I have to read a suspense story. Hercule Poirot has been the second most popular detective hero in the world of mystery based … Continue reading

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The claimants of the path

In my review of a Hindi movie – Apne Paraye (1980) which is based on the novel – Nishkriti penned by legendary Bangla author – Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyaay, I have asserted –  ‘Pooja Ke Phool Jitne Pavitra Hote Hain, Usse … Continue reading

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The holy war

On 20th September, 2011, ex-president of Afghanistan and senior Tajik leader – Mr. Burhanuddin Rabbani was murdered. Mr. Rabbani was a high-profile name when the trouble of Afghanistan started in the late seventies and continued in the eighties. The erstwhile … Continue reading

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Are the obese not entitled for love ?

I am a firm believer in humanity and love. Every living-being on this Earth deserves to be loved by someone if he / she / it believes in love and loves at least one individual. If a person who loves … Continue reading

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Preventing future murders through divine vision

Shikhandi is the name of a character in the Indian epic – Mahabharat. This character was a reincarnation of a princess Amba who wanted to seek her revenge from Bheeshma for the spoilage of her life. Born as a woman, … Continue reading

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Mysterious murder in a trout-fishing region

Before starting my review, let me clarify that only the title of this book is in English, else it is not an English novel. It is a Hindi novel penned by the famous Hindi pulp fiction writer of mystery and … Continue reading

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A pulp fiction novel which deserves an award

Popular Hindi novelist Surendra Mohan Pathak has asserted on many occasions that pulp fiction novels are by no means literature. They are just light-reading stuff for timepass in the similar way as the regular formula-based movies are. That’s why, he … Continue reading

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