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  • The Case of the Love Commandos

  • By: Tarquin Hall
  • Narrated by: Sam Dastor
  • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42

The wonderful fourth outing for Delhi detective Vish Puri. When Ram and Tulsi fall in love, the young woman’s parents are dead set against the union. She’s from a high-caste family; he’s an Untouchable, from the lowest strata of Indian society. Young Tulsi’s father locks her up and promises to hunt down the “loverboy dog.” Fortunately, India’s Love Commandos, a group of volunteers dedicated to helping mixed-caste couples, come to the rescue. But just after they liberate Tulsi, Ram is mysteriously snatched from his hiding place.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining, funny and clever

  • By B Gumbrell on 21-06-15

The Case of the Love Commandos

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 19-03-15

A good story with well drawn characters with more than a touch of humour. For me the main character, known to his wife as Chubby, is an Indian version of Poirot. A moral, but rather bumptious private detective.
This story involves corruption at a high level as well as a love story between people from very different castes. Thus combining threads of old and modern India.

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