Tag Archives: Hercule Poirot

You are no Shelock Holmes Rajeev but I like you

Samrat Tilakdhari aka STD (Rajeev Khandelwal) is our Desi Sherlock Holmes who likes to try his hands upon  challenging cases only in company of his Desi Dr. Watson – Chakradhar aka CD (Gopal Dutt). He gets a challenging assignment through … Continue reading

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Mercifully human-beings can forget and they should

I have a very sharp episodic memory and I often (undesirably) boast of it. However a novel of my favourite authoress – Dame Agatha Christie has given me a new perspective of thinking. This novel is Elephants Can Remember which … Continue reading

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Do you read detective novels and rely upon them ?

The world of fictional work can be classified in various categories / genres. One immensely popular category of such work is the stories of crime detection genre. People from all over the world have been reading / seeing such stories … Continue reading

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The needle of suspicion and the 74 years old hero

In any regular formulaic fiction work, especially the pulp fiction work, the lead character (male or female) is most likely to be a young one. Agatha Christie created aged detectives like Miss Jane Marple and Hercule Poirot and there can … Continue reading

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Not Hercule Poirot, it’s Abhi Bhattacharya

Bimal Roy has been a highly revered filmmaker of Bangla and Hindi cinema with classics like Madhumati, Do Bigha Zameen, Bandini and Sujata to his credit. I got surprised when I found his name on the cover of the VCD … Continue reading

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Murder Hunt game culminating in a real murder

Yours truly, a diehard fan of Agatha Christie, is at your service with the review of yet another AC work. As soon as I am finished with Dead Man’s Folly, my heart has prompted me to pen its review without … Continue reading

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A cobweb of male-female relationships

Yours truly is back with yet another review of a novel by Dame Agatha Christie, my favourite English authoress. Today I am presenting the review of  ‘The Hollow‘ which was first published in 1946. The title refers to the venue … Continue reading

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