Inspector Ghote Goes By Train

One of Britain s finest crime fiction authors, Keating has written than twenty Inspector Ghote mysteries Here, Ghote is sent to Calcutta to escort a master criminal back to Bombay He takes the train, hoping to make the journey into a mini vacation Fate conspires, however, and an odd assortment of travelers turns the trip into something unexpected Sam Dastor is masOne of Britain s finest crime fiction authors, Keating has written than twenty Inspector Ghote mysteries Here, Ghote is sent to Calcutta to escort a master criminal back to Bombay He takes the train, hoping to make the journey into a mini vacation Fate conspires, however, and an odd assortment of travelers turns the trip into something unexpected Sam Dastor is masterful As the anxious Ghote, he diligently uncovers the truth Dastor s believable accents, from Bengali to Madrasi to American, act as instant photographs of each mysterious character As the plot picks up steam, Dastor brings frustration, humor, and thrills to this trip across India and back Combine the incisive wit of H.R.F Keating and a bravura performance by Sam Dastor, and you have a memorable listening experience S.J.H Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award c AudioFile 2002, Portland, Maine
Inspector Ghote Goes By Train One of Britain s finest crime fiction authors Keating has written than twenty Inspector Ghote mysteries Here Ghote is sent to Calcutta to escort a master criminal back to Bombay He takes the train

  • Title: Inspector Ghote Goes By Train
  • Author: H.R.F. Keating
  • ISBN: 9780002313513
  • Page: 186
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1 thought on “Inspector Ghote Goes By Train”

    1. Inspector Ghote of the Bombay CID has landed what seems to be a straightforward assignment. All he has to do was to go to Calcutta and escort a notorious confidence man back to Bombay to stand trial. But if there’s an easy way to do it and a roundabout way to do it, trust our friend to take the long route. Here it takes the form of a 2-day train journey from Bombay to Calcutta across the Indian sub-continent which Ghote hopes to enjoy to the full. However, his well laid out plans are thwarted [...]

    2. I was interested in how an Indian detective would compare with the American and British heroes. It was fascinating to read about India in the early '70s and to see how their populace was dealing with democracy and the residual effects of having lived under Britain's rule. I was in sympathy with Inspector Ghote's character and would probably not read another in the series.

    3. A nice little story for about 1/2 the book when it should have been done. If accurate, the culture makes it very different from American based characters who are more hard hitting and certainly not as submissive or polite to their suspects. Based in India

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *