By Saradindu Bandyopadhyay
Saradindu Bandyopadyay's immortal detective Byomkesh Bakshi has loved mammoth reputation for a number of many years. From being a family identify within the Calcutta of Nineteen Thirties, while he first created, to a well-liked face on television within the Nineties, Byomkesh with his friend-cum-foil Ajit might be the best-loved of India's literary detectives. This assortment brings jointly 3 of his vintage whodunnits. From a homicide in a boarding condominium with too many suspects to a secret with a supernatural twist, after which busting a black - marketeering ring in rural bengal, those tales take the great sleuth to diversified locales on his quest for fact, and produce out his ingenuity and astuteness. Translated into English for the 1st time by means of award-winning translator Arunava Sinha, the breathless speed and exciting plots of those action-packed adventures will win Byomkesh a brand new genertion of admirers.
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Not by the facts, but by his own instincts. Presumed Guilty 55 Logic, evidence, told him that Miranda Wood was the killer. Why did he have such a hard time believing it? The doubts had started a week ago, in that police station hallway. He’d watched the whole interrogation. He’d heard her denials, her lame explanations. He hadn’t been swayed. But when they’d come face-to-face in the hall, and she’d looked him straight in the eye, he’d felt the first stirrings of doubt. Would a murderess meet his gaze so unflinchingly?
His employees, for instance. ” “Yes. ” She let out a deep breath, as though relieved that the most painful part of her confession was finished. ” “I felt more…betrayed. ” “So for a month you walked around mad at Mr. ” “Sometimes. Mostly I felt stupid. And then he wouldn’t 38 Tess Gerritsen leave me alone. ” She looked up sharply. ” “No! ” She was sobbing now, screaming out her denials. The sound of her own voice echoed like some alien cry in that stark box of a room. She dropped her head into her hands and leaned forward on the table.
No more hysterics since that day at the police station. She looked cool and in control, which is how he’d always remembered her from their childhood. Evelyn the ice queen. “There’s the matter of the fingerprints,” said Tibbetts. ” asked Chase. ” “That’s the problem. The knife handle was wiped clean. Now, that doesn’t make a lot of sense to me. Here’s this crime of passion, see? She uses her own knife. Pure impulse. ” “She must be brighter than you think,” Evelyn said, sniffing. ” asked Chase. “The suspect herself.