BREAKING AND ENTERING
"The usual indifferent mystery-mongering is spiced by a gallery of sharply observed social types, Keating's usual eye for the nuances of protocol, and a delicately comic sentence-by-sentence verbal texture that's almost vanished from the modern detective story."
While the favored officers in Bombay's Detection of Crime Branch investigate the high-profile murder of air-conditioning magnate Anil Ajmani, killed inside his closely guarded compound by someone who managed to circumvent all his elaborate security measures, Inspector Ganesh Ghote (Bribery, Corruption Also, 1999, etc.) has been shunted aside to the relatively minor case of the cat burglar who feisty old columnist Pinky Dinkarrao has dubbed Yeshwant.
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