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Feb 20, 2018
Crime isn't always punishment: Boom in titles shows this genre of fiction is only growingFor lovers of crime fiction, here is a list of books that will keep you hooked, from one based on a true story to another of a feminist detective | #FirstCulture
Nov 23, 2017
Besides Murder on the Orient Express, five other must-watch Agatha Christie adaptationsWith Kenneth Branagh’s version of Murder on the Orient Express set to hit theaters, let’s have a look at some of the best movie adaptations of Agatha Christie’s novels
Nov 05, 2017
Chiriyakhana: Satyajit Ray's take on detective Byomkesh Bakshi was possibly his worst filmChiriyakhana has earned the dubious reputation of being considered by Satyajit Ray himself as the weakest film in his own body of work.
Jan 01, 2017
The Diva's Last Bow: Arjun Raj Gaind brings Firstpost readers an original 'Maharaja Mystery'In 'The Diva's Bow', an original short story penned by Arjun Raj Gaind for Firstpost, detective Maharaja Sikander Singh solves a mystery that begins with a dead body, and ends with... read on to find out.
Dec 25, 2016
Nuanced noir: As Indian readers devour crime fiction, desi writers are producing great storiesThere's an increasing appetite for crime writing in India and the upcoming Noir Literature Festival in Delhi is looking to tap into it
Nov 13, 2016
A very pukka murder: Indian historical crime fiction has come of age, these sleuths proveEven as we celebrate the 125th anniversary of Agatha Christie's birth, it seems that crime fiction in India is finally coming of age
Nov 05, 2016
Ambai's Sudha Gupta is the latest addition to collection of delightful desi female detectivesThere's a long tradition of female detectives written by Indian women who subvert typical ideas about their ilk
Sep 03, 2016
Anita Nair on new noir novel: Must crack insularity of middle class to child traffickingAuthor Anita Nair is out with her 15th book, a noir crime novel on the grimy underbelly of Bengaluru. The book, Chain of Custody, takes a cold, hard look at child trafficking, a crime that is rampant in urban India, but seldom discussed openly.
Nov 28, 2014
PD James, the voice of detective Adam Dalgliesh, dies at 94PD James took the classic British detective story into tough modern terrain, complete with troubled relationships and brutal violence, and never accepted that crime writing was second-class literature.