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A Janardan Maity Mystery

Bhaskar Chattopadhyay
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When a struggling freelance photographer discovers a secret window in his apartment that offers a clear view of the rooms in a shady hotel across the lane, he is lured by the dangerous obsession of voyeurism and, subsequently, blackmail. But one day, when he sees a husband murder his wife in a fit of rage in one of the rooms, the photographer turns to detective Janardan Maity to confess his own crimes, so that the killer can be brought to book. With his dear friend Prakash Ray by his side, Maity investigates this seemingly simple case, only to realize that not everything is as it seems.

Imprint: Vintage Books

Published: May/2024

ISBN: 9780143464235

Length : 256 Pages

MRP : ₹399.00

Aperture

A Janardan Maity Mystery

Bhaskar Chattopadhyay

When a struggling freelance photographer discovers a secret window in his apartment that offers a clear view of the rooms in a shady hotel across the lane, he is lured by the dangerous obsession of voyeurism and, subsequently, blackmail. But one day, when he sees a husband murder his wife in a fit of rage in one of the rooms, the photographer turns to detective Janardan Maity to confess his own crimes, so that the killer can be brought to book. With his dear friend Prakash Ray by his side, Maity investigates this seemingly simple case, only to realize that not everything is as it seems.

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Bhaskar Chattopadhyay

Bhaskar Chattopadhyay is an author and screenwriter. He started his career translating Bengali and Hindi writers such as Rabindranath Tagore, Premchand and Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay. He now writes mystery fiction and thrillers. He has also written several books on filmmaker Satyajit Ray. Bhaskar's first feature screenplay releases in October 2024. He lives in Toronto with his wife and two sons, and teaches screenwriting at York University.

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