A compelling and yet slightly disappointing final chapter of the Verhoeven Trilogy: Book Review of Camille by Pierre Lemaitre

With the final installment of the Camille Verhoeven trilogy, Pierre Lemaitre has permanently registered his name in the annals of the crime writers. Begun with the personal tragedy for Camille Verhoeven, the trilogy finishes the circle and concludes with the professional and personal calamity for Camille. Though the first two installments in the trilogy are…

Book Review: In the Shadows of Death by Sourabh Mukherjee

As The Millennium Series became a worldwide phenomenon, it almost became a fashion for new writers to write a psychological thriller; however, it’s not an easy genre to probe into. To quote Wikipedia, ‘Psychological thriller is a thriller story which emphasizes the psychology of its characters and their unstable emotional states.’ Psychological thrillers delve deep into the dark recesses of the minds…

Book Review: The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith

Published under the pseudonym of Robert Galbraith, The Cuckoo’s Calling is Rowling’s first foray into the detective fiction and with her new venture; she has yet again proved that she is a master of storytelling. Rowling’s book does not put the readers in frenzy; there are no fast paced, mysterious twists at every turn of…

Lisbeth Salander Resurrected (Book Review: The Girl in the Spider’s Web by David Lagercrantz)

Meet Lisbeth Salander Sensational, electrifying, hair-raising, fast-paced and ingenious, The Millennium Series introduced one of the most captivating and engrossing character, Lisbeth Salander, the girl with the dragon tattoo to the world. Rebellious, tormented, self-destructive and fiercely independent, Salander may have been conjured out of Larsson’s own guilt as suggested by many of his friends.…

The Feluda Chronicles

The beginning of an adventure Penned down by Satyajit Ray, the first story of Feluda, Danger in Darjeeling was first published in Bengali in Sandesh, a children’s periodical founded by Satyajit Ray’s grandfather, Upendrakishore Chowdhury, in 1965. Turning fifty in 2015, Feluda continues to charm and allure young and adult readers alike as it first…