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Detective Fiction
Opinion  /  Published 05.03.19

Past crimes: Tales from colonial Calcutta

Sir — The article, “A tale of two detectives” (Feb 27), by Uddalak Mukherjee made for interesting reading. Crime breaks away from the safe humdrum of everyday life, herein lies the appeal of rea...
By The Telegraph in

Travel  /  Published 23.01.19

How to spot magic in New York if you're a child

Confession: I love travelling solo or with the husband. I never miss my kids when I am travelling across the globe. Travelling and experiencing new cultures gives me a high and I hope my kids will inh...
By Smita Tripathi in

Books  /  Published 17.12.18

Writer Zac O’Yeah picks 8 bewildering mysteries

For Bread AloneFor Bread Alone by Mohammed Choukri is set in Tangier of the 1950s – when it was known as the International Zone, where foreign writers flocked to write exotic novels and the town was...
By Zac O’Yeah in

Books  /  Published 20.09.18

Wilkie Collins gave us the first woman detective

When Wilkie Collins died in September 1889, critics and readers were agreed that his best work was long past. He was struck by gout in the 1860s, known otherwise as the period in which he produced his...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty in

Books  /  Published 20.09.18

Coke, toiletries, gossip: The crutches sleuths use

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By Uddalak Mukherjee in


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