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Summary The Perfect Murder

On Lala Varde to contend with And if this were not enough Ghote finds himself having to investigate the mysertious theft of one rupee from the desk of yet another Very Important Person the Minister of Poli. 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

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The Perfect Murder

It is just Inspector Ghote's luck to be landed with the case of the Perfect Murder at the start of his career with the Bombay Police For this most baffling of crimes there is the cunning and important tyco. 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 I thought you ought to know I also think you ought to know that this is in my opinion far from the perfect anything story crime novel etc This is my second outing with Keating writing under his own name and I have to say that I am beginning to think that he just isn t for meButback to the story Why you might ask is it called The Perfect Murder if there s no murder and what we do have going on isn t perfect Glad you asked It seems that the secretary of Lala Varde a prosperous businessman has been bashed over the head with a candlestick Lala Varde reported it to the police as a murder be

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Ce Affairs and the Arts If people would only behave in a simple reasonable logical way sighs the inspector as he struggles through the uagmires of incompentence and corruption to solve these curious crimes. 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 slightly obscure written authority for their methodology with Mma Ramotswe s relationship with Clovis Andersen s Principles of Private Detection bearing a striking resemblance to Ghote s with Gross s Criminal Investigation The plot here is also concerned with puzzling but relatively minor crimes which all makes for an amiable read with Bombay and its characters colourfully drawnIt is this last which made me slightly uneasy about the book Keating is an Englishman who i


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

  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 I thought you ought to know I also think you ought to know that this is in my opinion far from the perfect anything story crime novel etc This is my second outing with Keating writing under h

  3. says:

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

  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 the beginning However this first book didn't measure up to what I had previously read The

  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

  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

  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 r

  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 a

  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 sys

  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