Fiction

The Perfect Murder: The First Inspector Ghote Mystery

Author: H. R. F. Keating

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 168

In the house of Lala Varde, a vast man of even greater influence, an attack has taken place. Varde's secretary, Mr Perfect, has been struck on his invaluable business head. And try as Inspector Ghote might to remain conscientious and methodical, his investigation is beset on all sides by cunning, disdain and corruption. And then there's the impossible theft of a single rupee to be dealt with . . . The Perfect Murder introduced Inspector Ghote: Bombay CID's most dutiful officer, and one of the greatest, most engaging creations in all detective fiction.
Ghote, Ganesh (Fictitious character)

The Perfect Murder

Author: Henry Reymond Fitzwalter Keating

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Ghote, Ganesh (Fictitious character)

Page: 294

View: 115

It is Inspector Ghote's bad luck to be landed with the case of the perfect murder at the start of his career with the Bombay Police, for in this most baffling of crimes there is the cunning and important tycoon Lala Varde to contend with. And as if this were not enough, he finds himself having to investigate the mysterious theft of one rupee from the desk of yet another Very Important Person, the Minister of Police Affairs and the Arts. "If people would only behave in a simple, reasonable, logical way," sighs the Inspector as he struggles through the quagmires of incompetence and corruption to solve these curious crimes.
Literary Criticism

The Encyclopedia of Murder and Mystery

Author: B. Murphy

Publisher: Springer

ISBN:

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 543

View: 245

Bruce Murphy's Encyclopedia of Murder and Mystery is a comprehensive guide to the genre of the murder mystery that catalogues thousands of items in a broad range of categories: authors, titles, plots, characters, weapons, methods of killing, movie and theatrical adaptations. What distinguishes this encyclopedia from the others in the field is its critical stance.
Fiction

Under a Monsoon Cloud: An Inspector Ghote Mystery

Author: H. R. F. Keating

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

View: 755

What had until recently been a police sergeant is now lying at Ghote's feet bleeding its last. An accident it may have been, but Ghote saw exactly what happened, and it's his duty to arrest the killer. Isn't it? Or can the inspector better serve his beloved police force by disposing of the body, by concealing a crime? And if he does, will he manage to keep his terrible secret? As an Inquiry begins beneath the first torrents of monsoon rain - will he even want to?
Ghote, Ganesh (Fictitious character)

The Perfect Murder

Author: Henry Reymond Fitzwalter Keating

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Ghote, Ganesh (Fictitious character)

Page: 294

View: 379

It is Inspector Ghote's bad luck to be landed with the case of the perfect murder at the start of his career with the Bombay Police, for in this most baffling of crimes there is the cunning and important tycoon Lala Varde to contend with. And as if this were not enough, he finds himself having to investigate the mysterious theft of one rupee from the desk of yet another Very Important Person, the Minister of Police Affairs and the Arts. "If people would only behave in a simple, reasonable, logical way," sighs the Inspector as he struggles through the quagmires of incompetence and corruption to solve these curious crimes.
Detective and mystery stories

Mystery Voices

Author: Dale Salwak

Publisher: Wildside Press LLC

ISBN:

Category: Detective and mystery stories

Page: 112

View: 846

A series of interviews with authors such as P.D. James and Julian Symons.
Fiction

Inspector Ghote Plays a Joker

Author: H. R. F. Keating

Publisher: Academy Chicago Publishers, Limited

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 189

View: 693

Inspector Ghote of India fails in his assignment to guard a very special flamingo and finds himself on the trail of a murderer.
Fiction

Inspector Ghote Trusts the Heart

Author: H. R. F. Keating

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

View: 440

Some crooks have tried to snatch the plump son of a business tycoon, and have accidentally made off with his playmate instead. But they're not changing their plan: a payment is to be delivered to them or a small corpse is to be delivered to Inspector Ghote. But what kind of ransom can a mere tailor's boy demand? And, as something more unpleasant than just a ransom note arrives from the kidnappers, are the police helping keep the boy in one piece?
Literary Criticism

Make Mine a Mystery

Author: Gary Warren Niebuhr

Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated

ISBN:

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 605

View: 648

Presents a comprehensive guide for mystery and detective fiction, compiling over 2,500 titles from more than 200 authors and including plot overviews, a history of the genre, and a discussion on collection development.