There is a plethora of thrillers out there that paint the antagonist and protagonist in such contrasting shades of black and white that there’s hardly any doubt left on who to root for.Continue reading “Salvation of a Saint”
The concept of ‘spoiler alert’ comes in so hand-in-hand with the genre of mystery writing that almost any book that gives away the final reveal early on makes you wonder what the rest of the book is about.Continue reading “The Devotion of Suspect X”
Over the last few years, the trend of remixed old songs has taken over Bollywood quite seriously. What was merely an occasional nod to the sadabahar gaane of yesteryears has now become a full-blown obsession and it isn’t necessarily a bad thing.Continue reading “The Decagon House Murders”
“Any one of us could be made to look a monster, with selective readings of our history.” – Dangerous Girls
We all have a list of those books that we intend to read but subconsciously keep delaying for some reason. For me, it was the work of Abigail Haas. Continue reading “The dangerous lot of Abigail Haas”
The term detective fiction is made of two words: detective + fiction. However, more often than not, the focus of such books lies on the first part, i.e. the mighty detective. Well, not always. In Tana French’s Dublin Murder Squad series, the focus tilts towards the fiction part and that isn’t even the best part!