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Die verschwundene Dienerin - Tarquin Hall, Jochen Stremmel
Die verschwundene Dienerin
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2.00 5
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9783453434165 (3453434161)
Publisher: Heyne
Pages no: 384
Edition language: Deutsch
Mystery, Detective, Crime
Series: Vish Puri (#1)
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Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it
4.0 The Case of the Missing Servant
My spouse thought I should read this book. It was a dead-tree book, but interesting, none the less. The interest in this book is that it is written about an Indian private detective, i.e. a private detective living in the country of India. Which is to say, this book is not at all like the books abou...
Irresponsible Reader
Irresponsible Reader rated it
3.0 India's Best P.I. (just ask him) will charm and entertain, while plying his trade
Vish Puri is 50ish, pudgy (if not worse), culturally conservative, and easily impressed with himself. And, seemingly, a pretty decent Private Investigator. Unlike most P.I.'s in fiction, he's not a lone wolf -- and he doesn't have one hyperviolent friend to back him up. He has a team -- working for ...
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books!
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books! rated it
This book is what I wish The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency would have been. It's about an Indian detectives who solves mysteries and researches marriage partners. I love the humor in these books and how Vish Puri thinks he is like James Bond when he's not at all. Although he is a great private dete...
The Library Lass Booklikes Blog
The Library Lass Booklikes Blog rated it
I picked up a copy of The Case of the Missing Servant by Tarquin Hall at my local library after hearing it referred to from several sources as similar to Alexander McCall Smith's No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. Sadly, Tarquin's first book in the Vish Puri series lacks the grace that draw me t...
What I'm reading
What I'm reading rated it
3.0 The Case of the Missing Servant: From the Files of Vish Puri, India's 'Most Private Investigator' (Vish Puri 1)
Interesting for the culture and the characters. It's definitely in the same family as cozy mystery but set in India. The family of characters, I especially liked the lead character's mother, a woman after my own heart, is fun to discover even if the lead character is a bit too pompous and full of hi...
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