Murder mystery

Dodiya at his studio in Ghatkopar, Mumbai. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint

Dodiya at the talkies

10 min read . 26 Jan 2019
Set in the early decades of the 20th century,  in the city once called Bombay, its smart storytelling transforms esoteric legal loopholes into compelling plot devices, a feat expected of the creator of the Rei Shimura mystery series. Photo: Alamy

Murder, she solved, in Mumbai

3 min read . 27 Apr 2018
David Suchet as Hercule Poirot (right) and Hugh Fraser as Captain Hastings. Photo: Alamy
Plum Sykes. Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint

‘Chick lit’ is a bit dated now

5 min read . 22 Dec 2017
Kate Summerscale. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint<br />

Book review: The Wicked Boy

2 min read . 27 May 2016
Israel Zangwill, a popular novelist and playwright in late 19th and early 20th century Britain, wrote an influential locked-room murder mystery. Photo: Topical Press Agency/Getty Images<br />

Unlock the mysteries

3 min read . 18 Oct 2013