The Perfect Murder: The First Inspector Ghote Mystery, Paperback

The Perfect Murder: The First Inspector Ghote Mystery Paperback

Part of the Penguin Modern Classics series

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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.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Crime & mystery
  • ISBN: 9780141194479



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Very disappointing - one of the most irritating and sanctimonious novels I have read for a long time, suffused with triviality.

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