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  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

  3. says:

    I love these cute little books with foreign detectives They're so light and airy and so different than the typical American detective When I read the obituary for HRF Keating back in March I decided I wanted to read at least one of his Inspe

  4. says:

    Disappointing I read an Inspector Ghote book 10 15 years ago and really enjoyed it Over the years I got sucked int

  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

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    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 so

  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

  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 rely heavily on a slig

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    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 – an

  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 Brits had left This is what makes the book so appealing as the honourable and likable Ghote has to fight corruption cronyism and the ridiculously Indian class system to get anywhere near the actual clues to the case Highly enjoyable

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Read & Download ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ H.R.F. Keating

Ation 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 – the Minister o. 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 the beginning However this first book didn t measure up to what I had previously read The characters were stereotypes and would have been eually at home in a sitcom I will try another book or two before I give up After all I did enjoy the book I read years ago Maybe they re better as the series develops Or maybe I m discerning now

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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 investig. I love these cute little books with foreign detectives They re so light and airy and so different than the typical American detective When I read the obituary for HRF Keating back in March I decided I wanted to read at least one of his Inspector Ghote books I discovered they re very hard to find outside a library But I finally got my hands on my own copy of his first Ghote book The Perfect Murder Don t get excited Mr Perfect hasn t been murdered but the media and Indian police seem to prefer to call it the Perfect murder rather than the Perfect attack or assaultAnyway that s the first indication that this is going to be a well written enjoyable detective story Inspector Ghote having worked himself up to t

Read & Download ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ H.R.F. Keating

F Police Affairs and the ArtsThe Perfect Murder introduces Inspector The Perfect PDF Ghote Bombay CID's most dogged dutiful officer and one of the greatest most engaging creations in all detective fiction.. 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 fa