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Book review | Murder At Moonlight Cafe & other stories by Ishavasyam Dash

Author: Ishavasyam Dash
Genre: Short stories
No. of pages: 159
Published by: Notion Press
Published on: 6th February 2020
Format: Paperback 
My rating: ★★★★☆
Omprakash and Dilip, police officers and best buddies, are catching up at one of Manali's poshest bars, when a most unsettling murder is committed right under their noses... Called upon by the gods to aid them in a losing battle, Parvati creates the immensely powerful Kali--but can she save herself from the hell she has unleashed in her own marriage? A strange spectral presence haunts a man day and night, eating away years from his life, until he takes part in an unorthodox ritual and comes face-to-face with his tormentor... Meet Mariam--a gentle, unassuming woman in her late fifties with a strange hobby--gatecrashing funerals... By turns delightful, morbid and whimsical, this is a collection of eleven tales that will transport you to the myriad worlds of magic realism and murder, mythology and horror, millennial mania and post-mod…

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