Scotland Bard

Crime fiction maestro Ian Rankin on why detectives never marry, coffee with neighbours JK Rowling and Alexander McCall Smith, and tea conversations with Sharmila Tagore.

The Indian Art of Murder

We know Sherlock ‘elementary’ Holmes, we know Hercule ‘little grey cells’ Poirot and we know Philip ‘I collect blondes and bottles’ Marlowe. Now, several writers are making a pitch for the next great detective—from India

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