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E Minister of Police Affairs and the ArtsThe Perfect Murder introduces Inspector Ghote Bombay CID's most dogged dutiful officer and one of the greatest most engaging creations in all detective fictio Not uite perfectThis is a light hearted crime mystery set in Bombay The hero Inspector Ghote is an attractive character warm hearted and honourable trying to do the right thing by his job and his family in a system filled with corruption and incompetence Unfortunately the rest of the characters too often seemed like caricatures and unlikeable ones at that Everyone is portrayed as either foolish incompetent lying or corrupt and that s just the police And then poor Ghote has to go home to his deeply awful wife He seems to love her can t think whyThe plot was OK but moved along at a snail s pace and with constant repetitions I think the lengthy descriptive passages were spoiled for me by the fact that so much is made in the blurb and introduction of the fact that the author had never actually been in Bombay so how authentic is the picture of the city All in all a reasonably enjoyable undemanding read but I won t be putting the second volume on my wish listNB This book was provided for review by Vine UKwwwfictionfanblogwordpresscom Sea Witch Rising Sea Witch set in Bombay The hero Inspector Ghote is an attractive character warm hearted and honourable trying to do the right thing by his job and his family in a Catching Fire seemed like caricatures and unlikeable ones at that Everyone is portrayed as either foolish incompetent lying or corrupt and that The Wiley Handbook of Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, 2 Volume Set (Wiley Clinical Psychology Handbooks) s just the police And then poor Ghote has to go home to his deeply awful wife He The Apple Bandit (Nancy Drew: Notebooks, seems to love her can t think whyThe plot was OK but moved along at a Incubus snail The Sharpe Companion The Early Years s pace and with constant repetitions I think the lengthy descriptive passages were Tantra y salchicha. La vía sabrosa al sexo sagrado spoiled for me by the fact that Textbook of Clinical Hemodynamics so much is made in the blurb and introduction of the fact that the author had never actually been in Bombay Running to the Edge: A Band of Misfits and the Guru Who Unlocked the Secrets of Speed so how authentic is the picture of the city All in all a reasonably enjoyable undemanding read but I won t be putting the Down and Out in Paris and London second volume on my wish listNB This book was provided for review by Vine UKwwwfictionfanblogwordpresscom

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What terrible luck to be investigating the perfect murder at the beginning of his career with the Bombay Police thinks Inspector Ghote First he must deal with the influential tycoon Lala Verde his in Very disappointed with this book There was nothing Indian about the indian inspector Ghote Read Vish Puri series by Taruin Hall and you will see the difference I Love You Almost Always series by Taruin Hall and you will Gloom Town see the difference

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Vestigation beset on all sides by cunning disdain and corruption As if that's not enough he must then solve the mystery of the theft of a single rupee from the desk of another important person – th The Perfect Murder is the first in a series of detective novels The detective is the Indian copper Inspector Ghote of the Bombay now Mumbai CID After falling in love with the cover design to find that the murder victim is the elderly private secretary Mr Perfect cemented my affection I knew then that this was no crush It was love Mr Perfect had been employed by Lala Arun Varde a very rich man with influence at the highest levels It is soon apparent that Mr Varde s distress at his secretary s death is not because of any deep feeling for a fellow man but because he sees the murder as an attack on him by business rivals The Inspector is assured that any number of people would want to see Varde out of the way However Varde is unwilling to name names and Ghote is hesitant to push such an important man Thenread it yourself It is a murder mystery after allSince discovering Inspector Ghote I have read the first four books in the series They are terrific throwbacks to pre laboratory procedurals There is no DNA traced cell phone calls or magical scientifically found evidence The Inspector gets his man by old fashioned police work knocking on doors interviewing suspects checking alibis deductive reasoning common sense the dogged pursuit of justice and clues There are bad guys good guys a corruption and political posturing On the local color side Keating packs each novel with a tour of Indian life and culture for the high brow the low brow and all the brows in between The Inspector is a diffident man with a great deal of integrity and a humanistic view of mankind He does not have a flashy character traits or an unhappy personal life He s of a marriage of Maigret and Precious Ramotswe than the current crop of cranky Swedes or moody American gumshoes Hooray for that I m tired of ever gruesome murders and disturbed killers I want my victims to be cheating maids money hungry industrialists or distraught housewives and I want my murderers to be understandable greedy jealous or vengeful Thanks to HRF Keating I can get to read sixteen excellent mysteries that will meet all my demands

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  • The Perfect Murder
  • H.R.F. Keating
  • English
  • 06 May 2017
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10 thoughts on “The Perfect Murder

  1. says:

    Very disappointed with this book There was nothing Indian about the indian inspector Ghote Read Vish Puri series by Taruin Hall and you will see the difference

  2. says:

    Spoiler Alert There is NO murder in The Perfect Murder Sorry about that But for all of you who might pick this up thinking that this is one of those impossible crimes or that your murder mystery actually has a murder in it

  3. says:

    I love these cute little books with foreign detectives They're so light and airy and so different than the typic

  4. says:

    Disappointing I read an Inspector Ghote book 10 15 years ago and really enjoyed it Over the years I got sucked into other series and lost track of this one For whatever reason it popped back into my head and I decided to start the series from

  5. says:

    After a 6 book attempt to get on terms with P D James Inspector Ghote came as welcome relief A human being A person involved with other people and not ashamed of it A person with so many neighbours he doesn't have time to worry abou

  6. says:

    The Perfect Murder is the first in a series of detective novels The detective is the Indian copper Inspector Ghote of the Bombay now Mumbai CID After falling in love with the cover design to find that the murder victim is the elderly private secretary Mr Perfect cemented my affection I knew then that this was no crush It was love Mr Perfect had been employed by Lala Arun Varde a very rich man with influence at the highest levels It is soo

  7. says:

    This is not really a detective novel or police procedural It's not even a cosy It might be considered a parody of those but that's all The Inspector wanders around from pillar to post stonewalled at every turn by a wealthy fat businessman who rhymes ridiculously and his playboy sons and all officialdom And what w

  8. says:

    As a readable detective story this is enjoyable and uite engaging Alexander McCall Smith provides the enthusiastic introduction and one can see why because there is than a faint echo of Ghote in Mma Ramotswe They are both innocent but determined and resilient both beacons of decency in a less than decent world and both

  9. says:

    Not uite perfectThis is a light hearted crime mystery set in Bombay The hero Inspector Ghote is an attractive character warm hearted and honourable trying to do the right thing by his job and his family in a system filled with corruption and incompetence Unfortunately the rest of the characters too often seemed like caricatures and

  10. says:

    I rather enjoyed this the first Inspector Ghote novel what made this detective unusual was having as his city of operations Bombay after the Bri

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