Tag Archives: Sunil Series

A spicy dish to satiate the reader’s appetite

In my review of an old Bollywood movie – Jhuk Gaya Aasman (1968), I had written that entertainment products whether they are movies, theatre-plays or fiction-books, have to be prepared like spicy dishes with all the spices mixed in the … 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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The murderous Diwali night

Diwali is the biggest festival of the Hindu community worldwide. Lord Ram is supposed to have arrived at his kingdom – Ayodhya back after an exile of 14 years in forests on this day and hence this festival, the Festival … Continue reading

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A perfect script for a Bollywood blockbuster

Hindi novelist, Surendra Mohan Pathak has never tried to write for movies and in fact, he has been to Mumbai only once in his life (1956) when he had not even started to write novels or stories. Had he tried … Continue reading

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A horror-soaked spellbinding mystery

Surendra Mohan Pathak is a Hindi mystery writer. He pens suspense-based novels and not horror-based ones. Sunil Series has been his most prominent series of novels in which a press reporter plays the hero and solves the mystery, if any. … Continue reading

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The disappearance of a dead body

Laash Gaayab (dead body disappearing) is a mystery penned by Hindi novelist, Surendra Mohan Pathak. It’s the 95th venture of his investigative journalist hero, Sunil Kumar Chakravarty. The story starts with the (apparent) suicide of a female guest in a … Continue reading

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The bogus witness

Giving false testimony is nothing new or unusual in India. People are not even scared of perjury, i.e., telling a lie under oath during a judicial proceedings. Several times, false statements and bogus testimonies are given under police inquiries for … Continue reading

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