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Alternate cover for this ISBN can be found hereWhen Lalli's niece finds herself at Hilla Driver's seaside villa for a foodie weekend, murder is the last thing on her mind. She's too busy falling in love with the cook. Also present are a number of Page 3 regulars: a bestselling novelist, a jazz dancer, a broken-hearted model, a fiery feminist with a dramatic past and a respAlternate cover for this ISBN can be found hereWhen Lalli's niece finds herself at Hilla Driver's seaside villa for a foodie weekend, murder is the last thing on her mind. She's too busy falling in love with the cook. Also present are a number of Page 3 regulars: a bestselling novelist, a jazz dancer, a broken-hearted model, a fiery feminist with a dramatic past and a respectable housewife with a sordid one, a doctor with a fashionable practice and an industrialist with a yen for horses. Each has a secret waiting to spill. It should have been a great party. But the cook serves up more than food at the Millennial Banquet. There's murder on the menu and luckily for Hilla, Lalli takes charge. For Lalli is not your ordinary houseguest......

Title : The Page 3 Murders
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ISBN : 9788186939192
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 289 Pages
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The Page 3 Murders Reviews

  • Claire S
    2019-05-11 22:19

    from Indiaclub.comKALPANA SWAMINATHAN is a surgeon and writer.Every Homicide file has one last blank page marked LR. That page is meant for Lalli…Sixtyish and silver-haired, she’s officially retired from the force, but she’s still their Last Resort when it comes to solving a murder. When Lalli’s niece finds herself at Hilla Driver’s seaside villa for a foodie weekend, murder is the last thing on her mind. She’s too busy falling in love with the cook. Also present are a number of Page 3 regulars: a best-selling novelist, a jazz dancer, a broken-hearted model, a fiery feminist with a dramatic past and a respectable housewife with a sordid one, a doctor with a fashionable practice and an industrialist with a yen for horses...Each with a secret waiting to spill. It should have been a great party. But the cook serves up more than food at the Millennial Banquet. There’s murder on the menu and luckily for Hilla, Lalli takes charge. For Lalli is not your ordinary houseguest. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: KALPANA SWAMINATHAN has lived most of her 48 years in Mumbai. She finds the proximity of twelve million lives an inexhaustible source of enchantment. Her most recent novel is Bougainvillea House. Jaldi’s Friends, an adventure about Mumbai’s vagrant animals, was written in the aftermath of 6 December 1992. Writing with Ishrat Syed as Kalpish Ratna, her articles on books and science appear in many periodicals. Their first book together is a submarine murder mystery, Dr Wrasse of Crystal Rock. They have also authored A Compendium of Family Health.

  • Sundarraj Kaushik
    2019-05-15 16:06

    The books assembles together a bunch of people who appear in the Page 3 (read these are some form of society celebrities) of Indian newspapers. Each one has a different background and their lives are interlinked either directly or indirectly. One of them is Lalli who is a retried police detective.The person in the center is a cook who has led life in the footpath of the cities and has how become a very famous cook. He prefers to be called a cook and not a chef. The challenge is for him to prepare a meal that is to be evaluated by all present and by the food critic who is in their midst.As the long weekend progresses each one reveals her or his characteristic, their animosities and their friendships come to the fore, naked and unhidden.Soon enough there are two murders and it is upto Lalli to solve these. She goes about solving it using her wits and her logical mind.A nice read.

  • Ahalya
    2019-04-21 15:21

    Way too many literary flourishes to make this a gripping murder mystery. Was over-descriptive.

  • Rosana Adler
    2019-04-22 17:07

    Demasiado texto dedicado a hablar de comida, recetas, ropa, actuaciones, etc.Personajes confusos, largas y enrevesadas conversaciones.A veces demasiado densa.