Frequently Asked Questions about Agatha Christie and my version of the answers


One may think what is the relevance of this blog when any fact about the Queen of Crime can be checked in Wikipedia. Thinking that would be totally fair but the thing is here I have dealt with some subjective issues along little factual ones. Since the issues are subjective so the answers are my … More Frequently Asked Questions about Agatha Christie and my version of the answers

New Chapter in the Life of a Murder Mystery Fan


I sometimes wonder about the meaning of life and some other times wonder why I haven’t read more old fashioned murder mysteries. However I mostly wonder about the latter. Being a murder mystery fan, especially of the old fashioned kind I haven’t read any other writer dedicatedly other than Agatha Christie. Of course I have … More New Chapter in the Life of a Murder Mystery Fan

Hercule Poirot: Redux


For any reader, writer is obviously important. Writer is the one who creates the universe with his words for us readers. But once the universe is created then what happens? The reader embarks on the journey with the words of the writers but after sometime it is very difficult for readers to stay within the … More Hercule Poirot: Redux

Sherlock Holmes vs Hercule Poirot: The Hound and the Tortoise


It’s always a treat for murder mystery fans to watch and re-watch crime shows which are based entirely on old fashioned detection such as The Mentalist and Monk (the shows I am currently re-watching). Now when I think about it I feel they both are basically the same show. Both the shows have main protagonists … More Sherlock Holmes vs Hercule Poirot: The Hound and the Tortoise