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#Review: DEVI-Mystery of the Kolkata Murders by Prasun Roy

DEVI : Mystery of the Kolkata Murders
Author: Prasun Roy
Publisher: Rupa Publishers
Rating: 4/5

In the spellbinding thriller ‘DEVI’, author Prasun Roy weaves a gripping tale of mystery and suspense set against the vibrant backdrop of Kolkata’s exuberant Durga Puja celebrations. As the city prepares for the grand festivities, a sinister web of interconnected crimes unravels, sending shockwaves through the community and leaving the police baffled.

With each carefully orchestrated crime, the elusive killer leaves behind a trail of cryptic clues that confound even the most seasoned investigators. From the mysterious murder of Durgacharan Mahesh’s brother-in-law to the perplexing theft of a priceless artefact, the plot thickens as the victims’ hidden pasts come to light, revealing a tangled web of deceit and betrayal.

As the Police Commissioner and his team race against time to unravel the truth, the suspense builds to a crescendo, culminating in a heart-stopping climax that will leave readers breathless. Amidst the electrifying whirlwind of festivities, the identity of ‘Devi’ remains shrouded in secrecy, adding an extra layer of intrigue to the riveting narrative.

‘DEVI’ is a masterful blend of atmospheric storytelling, intricate plot twists, and rich character development, keeping readers on the edge of their seats from start to finish. With its expertly crafted suspense and a captivating portrayal of the cultural richness of Kolkata’s Durga Puja, this novel is a must-read for fans of gripping crime thrillers and those with a penchant for intricately woven mysteries that keep them guessing until the very end. The author has crafted a literary gem that seamlessly combines the excitement of a gripping crime investigation with the vibrancy of one of India’s most beloved festivals, leaving an indelible mark on the landscape of contemporary crime fiction.

Best wishes to the author!

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