Inspector Ghote's First Case

Inspector Ghote's First Case

By: H. R. F. Keating (author)Hardback

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Newly-promoted Inspector Ghote is thrilled to be granted casual leave until he takes up his post, as it allows him to spend time with his heavily pregnant wife, who is desperate to watch a showing of "Hamlet" at the cinema. Their plans are ruined, however, since Sir Rustom Engineer requires Ghote to investigate the suicide of his friend's wife. Worried about his wife's imminent delivery, Ghote nevertheless travels to the home of Mr. Dawkins, where he is unconvinced by the story of Iris Dawkins' death. Especially when he recognises the officer in charge, Darrani, well-known for his close-mindedness. Ghote is determined to investigate further, with a Hamlet-esque awareness of how deceiving appearances can really be...

About Author

HRF KEATING is one of the great stalwarts of crime fiction. Best known as the creator of Inspector Ghote, he has twice won the CWA Gold Dagger and in 1996 was awarded the CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to crime writing. He was the reviewer for The Times for fifteen years, served as chairman of the Crime Writers' Association and the Society of Authors, and next only to Agatha Christie, was the longest-serving president of the prestigious Detection Club. He died in March 2011 leaving behind his wife, actor Sheila Mitchell, who reads his titles as audio books.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780749079703
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780749079703
  • ISBN10: 0749079703

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