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  • The Eighth Guest and other Muzaffar Jang Mysteries Muzaffar Jang #2
  • Madhulika Liddle
  • English
  • 03 September 2017
  • 9789350092750

9 thoughts on “The Eighth Guest and other Muzaffar Jang Mysteries Muzaffar Jang #2

  1. says:

    Surprisingly good read Liked it better than The Englishman's Cameo Maybe because the stories had a lighter feel to it and had a nice cadence to it Maybe the author is comfortable with short storiesThere are 10 stories here 10 mysteries So it does give the feel of an Akbar Birbal collection There are historical characters who do play some parts and she does mention them at the end in footnotes Really liked that There was a nod t

  2. says:

    She's tried very hard to create another FeludaSherlock Holmes While some stories were interesting she couldn't do justice to the era the storie

  3. says:

    I am no connoisseur of mystery stories but these are a ton of fun Enjoyable depictions of upper class life in Mughal Delhi

  4. says:

    Lovely writing that transports you to Dilli of the 1650s engaging mysteries that are smartly solved by the very attractive

  5. says:

    The 'volume one' of Muzaffar Jang's adventures inevitably led to the necessary investigation of the seuel The book is a collection of a series of anecdotes from the Mughal 'maverick nobleman' spilling into different households in the Mughal empire where some crime was committed The taut writing pushes you to the next page effortlessly to meander through the bylanes of Dilli route to Ajmer around wells in Sarais along the grand trunk road an

  6. says:

    It is always a delight to read homespun stories for me especially the ones that are set in Delhi The Eight Guest by Madhul

  7. says:

    Now don't take me wrong I felt incomplete at the end of the book I adore the writing and clearly Muzaffar is one of those rare characters whom you love to see again and again But the whole of short stories doesnt sit well with this book I hope Madhulika can delve into the character and bring out the best The book is cleverly written in terms of the mysteries involved and how well he saves the day or solves it I loved th

  8. says:

    The plots were set at the time of Mughal Era The thought is excellent Description of the architecturesgardens characters made me travel in my own imagination of Mughals The crime and the way it happened were nicely woven through words Issue lies in the resolution of the mystery Climax of each story was predictive It should not be e

  9. says:

    Read this immediately after the author's first book The Englishman's Cameo Not much to add about the writing style and setting both of which I likeMuzzafar Jung has matured as a detective in this book and is self assured T

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The Eighth Guest and other Muzaffar Jang Mysteries Muzaffar Jang #2

EuerMuzzaffar's bruised shoulder has yet to heal when he finds himself catapulted into a series of mysteries An elephant in the Royal Elephant Stables goes berserk and kills its mahout or does it A scholarly nobleman but oh such a pompous bore is left a very puzzling legacy by The volume one of Muzaffar Jang s adventures inevitably led to the necessary investigation of the seuel The book is a collection of a series of anecdotes from the Mughal maverick nobleman spilling into different households in the Mughal empire where some crime was committed The taut writing pushes you to the next page effortlessly to meander through the bylanes of Dilli route to Ajmer around wells in Sarais along the grand trunk road and the royal stables As before the author s familiarity with this terrain is impeccable with large and small morsels of historical data architectural description and details of erstwhile noblemen and hakims strewn intelligently across the canvas The plot thickens and it is time to get a copy of the next one

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It is the year 1656 Muzaffar Jang that rare creature in Shahjahan's Dilli an aristocrat with friends in low places is recovering from injuries sustained during his recent adventures involving two mysterious Englishmen and some reprehensible activities against the imperial Exch I am no connoisseur of mystery stories but these are a ton of fun Enjoyable depictions of upper class life in Mughal Delhi

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His father An artist at the imperial atelier is found murdered next to one of his worksMuzaffar must pit his wits against treacherous noblemen and scheming traders greedy villagers and lovelorn men and women But who knows Before the year is out Muzaffar may just meet his matc The plots were set at the time of Mughal Era The thought is excellent Description of the architecturesgardens characters made me travel in my own imagination of Mughals The crime and the way it happened were nicely woven through words Issue lies in the resolution of the mystery Climax of each story was predictive It should not be ended how it was ended So at the end the search for the truth takes an unsatisfactory turn


About the Author: Madhulika Liddle

wwwmadhulikaliddlecomAwards and Recognition CBA Short Story Competition – Honourable Mention 2002 for Love and the Papaya ManCBA Short Story Competition – Overall Winner 2003 for A Morning SwimSunday Times EFG Short Story Prize 2015 Longlisted for Poppies in the SnowWinner of Oxfordbookstore e Author version 40