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Christmas Adventure – Hercule Poirot

A prank turns into misfortune. As a young girl lies in the snow, who in the Christmas party could be a murderer? A Book Review of Christmas Adventure… To find out details of this delightful little Christmas Adventure, you’ll have to read about the remarkable turn of events in “Christmas Adventure : A Hercule Poirot […]

Joy of a Good Short Story

You devise reading strategies and start on a book. Within a minute, you’re sucked in. Deep. You engage with the hero; know his friends; appreciate his situation; relish his activities. The story progresses. Gets tangled. Nears a crisis. And you sit up straighter, breathe slower; deeper. Your universe narrows down to just the lines you’re […]

Who You Know : a short story

“If you want something badly, let it go. If it comes back, it’s yours forever. If it doesn’t, it never was yours to begin with.” – a Spanish proverb One beautiful afternoon in late summer, fifteen years ago, two young men stepped into the hallowed portals of Madras Medical College. They were quite alike, these […]