the detective form belongs to the age of reason

It's a very complex novel. The marketing blurbs seem to cast it as a cop-vs-gangster story, but it's more dense and layered than that. I wanted to write an anti-thriller of sorts. To begin with, I was interested in the classical cop/detective story structure, which (and apologies for getting into my college professor incarnation here!) …

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CHESTNUT-GREY

If I remember correctly this is the first fairy tale I read entirely on my own. On Sundays a mobile library made rounds of our colony in Adyar (Madras.) This van was always parked under the banyan tree from 1pm-3pm, opposite the maidan and near the tuition master's home. It was hard to miss when …

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Barrister Parvateesam

Barrister Parvateesam (Telugu: బారిష్టరు పార్వతీశం) is a humorous novel by Mokkapati Narasimha Sastry published in 1924 as three parts. plot outline from thehindu : Velcheti Subrahmanyam September 01, 2016  [ Set against the backdrop of traditional rural Andhra, the eponymous protagonist who is wet behind the ears, seeks to become Barrister at law, for which …

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अग्नि

Thousands of Parisians and tourists gathered on the banks of the Seine river and watched in shock as the fire tore through the cathedral’s wooden roof and brought down part of the spire. Credit : Thibault Camus/Associated Press Fire guts the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro, the oldest scientific institution in the …

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