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Picture Imperfect and Other Byomkesh Bakshi Mysteries

Picture Imperfect and Other Byomkesh Bakshi Mysteries

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Language English
Binding Paperback
Publisher Penguin India
Classic tales of crime detection featuring Byomkesh Bakshi, the master inquisitor. Written long before Satyaji Ray's Feluda series, Saradindu Bandyopadhyay's Byomkesh Bakshi mysteries heralded a new era in Bengali popular fiction. Set in the old-world Calcutta of the Raj, these stories featuring the astute investigator and his chronicler friend Ajit are still as gripping and delightful as when they first appeared. Byomkesh's world, peopled with wonderfully delineated characters and framed by a brilliantly captured pre-Independence urban milieu, is fascinating because of its contemporary flavour. In the first story, Byomkesh works undercover to expose an organized crime ring trafficking in drugs. In ???The Gramophone Pin Mystery', he must put his razor-sharp intellect to good use to unearth the pattern behind a series of bizarre roadside murders. In ???Calamity Strikes', the ace detective is called upon to investigate the strange and sudden death of a girl in a neighbour's kitchen. In t ... See more
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  1.  All time favourite 11 May, 2013 On
    My first detective serial, the detective Byomkesh Bakshi was intelligent guy who cracks any crime. This is first serial in which a detective explains in detail how the criminal did the crime.
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