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  1. says:

    Very disappointed with this book There was nothing Indian about the indian inspector Ghote Read Vish Puri series by Taruin Hall and you will see the difference

  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

  3. says:

    I love these cute little books with foreign detectives They're so light and airy and so different than the typical American detective When I read the obituary for HRF Keating back in March I decided I wanted to read at least one of his Inspector Ghote books I discovered they're very hard to find outside a library But I finally got my hands on my own copy of his first Ghote book The Perfect Murder Don't get excited Mr Per

  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 characters were stereotypes and would have been eually at home in a sitcom I will try another book or two befo

  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 with other people and not ashamed of it A person with so many neighbours he doesn't have time to worry about privacy that word that jumps up every 6 pages or so in James A detective with a

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    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

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    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 busines

  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 are both innocent b

  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 system filled with corruption and incompetence Unfortunately the rest of the characters too often seemed like caricatures and unlikeable ones at that Everyone is portrayed as either foolish incompetent lying or corrupt – a

  10. says:

    I rather enjoyed this the first Inspector Ghote novel what made this detective unusual was having as his city of operations

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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 in 1964 when this book was published had never been to India I am sorry of this seems like Political Correctness Gone Mad but for him then to paint poisonous portraits of some Indians and somewhat patronising comic ones of others did worry me Even if as McCall Smith says by way of exoneration such characters exist it seems to me that it is one thing for a knowledgeable author with experience of India even if non Indian to describe them but another for a mid 1960s white Englishman to imagine them without any first hand knowledgeSoit s an amiable well written and engaging book My reservations are a personal response to wider issues around the book rather than to the book itself and I have given it four stars because I think that s what the text itself deserves If you don t share my reservations and like fairly gentle detective fiction I can recommend it Devil Versus Alpha The Millennium Wolves 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 Spieserye one can see why because there is than a faint echo Feral of Ghote in Mma Ramotswe They are both innocent but determined and resilient both beacons Krismis van Map Jacobs of decency in a less than decent world and both rely heavily Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods on a slightly Crust From Sourdough Spelt and Rye Bread to Ciabatta Bagels and Brioche obscure written authority for their methodology with Mma Ramotswe s relationship with Clovis Andersen s Principles Til Death Do Us Part (Vows, 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 in 1964 when this book was published had never been to India I am sorry Mensa Riddles Conundrums of this seems like Political Correctness Gone Mad but for him then to paint poisonous portraits Julie of the Wolves of some Indians and somewhat patronising comic The Right Swipe ones Touched of Dark Prophet The Chronicles of Koa others did worry me Even if as McCall Smith says by way Ugly Fish of exoneration such characters exist it seems to me that it is The Math of Life and Death 7 Mathematical Principles That Shape Our Lives one thing for a knowledgeable author with experience Little Gods of India even if non Indian to describe them but another for a mid 1960s white Englishman to imagine them without any first hand knowledgeSoit s an amiable well written and engaging book My reservations are a personal response to wider issues around the book rather than to the book itself and I have given it four stars because I think that s what the text itself deserves If you don t share my reservations and like fairly gentle detective fiction I can recommend it

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