Crime

Book Review: The Murder on the Links by Agatha Christie (Hercule Poirot Book 2)

Originally published in 1923, The Murder on the Links is the second in the popular Hercule Poirot series. This is the second major case for Poirot, following on from "The Mysterious Affair of Styles". Hercule Poirot and Arthur Hastings find themselves in France summoned to speak with a client. However upon their arrival, the client is dead and there 's no shortage of suspects.

Book Review: Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz

Magpie Murders' is a book within a book. One part is about the fictitious detective novels of the Atticus Pund series, a hugely successful franchise. While Alan Conway is a pain to work with, the hype and popularity generated by his books makes him invaluable for the publishing house.

Book Review: Bhoot Bhavish Bartaman by Mehool Parekh

The mystery in Bhoot Bhavish Bartaman is excellent, it slowly comes together and it is fun to piece it together alongside the detective. I felt like it really worked and was very clever.

Book Review: The Godfather by Mario Puzo

The Godfather by Mario Puzo is one of the best pieces of literature ever written. Mario Puzo paints this elaborate picture of the Sicilian mafia through the eyes of Michael Corleone...

Book Review: Mirrro at The Weird Wayword by Manoj Kumar Sharma

Mirrro at The Weird Wayward by Manoj Kumar Sharma depicts a world where everyone is either taking advantage of someone else or being taken advantage of, where most of the characters are engaged in a mean, petty, and morally bankrupt struggle for survival.

Book Review: Stranger In The Mirror by Sidney Sheldon

Title: Stranger In The Mirror Author: Sidney Sheldon Publisher: Harper Genre: Crime Thriller First Publication: 1976 Language: English Major Characters: Toby Temple, Jill Castle, Clifton Lawrence, David Kenyon Setting Place: Hollywood, USA Narration: Third...

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Book Review: The Martian by Andy Weir

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Book Review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

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