NTN: Abir Mukherjee interviewed

Last February, we reported on how the previously unpublished writer Abir Mukherjee had won a crime writing competition run by The Daily Telegraph and Harvill Secker. His book,…

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The Pallampur Predicament

Written by Brian Stoddart — Christian Le Fanu is a Superintendent with the Madras Police. Unlike many other junior army officers, he survived World War…

Interview: Brian Stoddart

Professor Brian Stoddart is a distinguished Australian academic who has been Vice Chancellor of Latrobe University, Victoria, and is a widely respected non-fiction author. He’s…

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A Madras Miasma

Set in the eponymous Indian city just after World War I, the green shoots of India’s desire for independence are pushing through. Superintendent Christian Le…

A Madras Miasma

Written by Brian Stoddart — The setting is 1920, in the teeming city of Madras (present day Chennai) on the south eastern coast of India.…