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It took a solid two months to get through this book. It may have been from my lack of knowledge regarding Indian customs/names/word etc. I read the whole boom because I'm not one to quit a book. There are a lot of characters with similar names so it is hard to keep them organized. There's not much action until the middle to end of the book.
This book had a long and convoluted plot, complicated by unfamiliar Indian names and phrases that made it impossible to follow. The Amazon First Reads are mostly readable, some very good, (including a couple set in India) but this one was the exception. I also don't like novels featuring perverted serial killers. The book plodded on, and I almost gave up on it several times. I wish I had.
I struggled in finishing this book. Although I am a.fan of crime novels and police procedurals, this book was a challenge for me and I don't really know why. The plot is great and the characters are well developed. There is a lot of tension among the characters, all of which should make it a riveting piece of work for me, but that just wasn't there.
I read it, though I doubt I'll ever think about this book again. Very one dimensional characters, and a lot of reused tropes chapter after chapter. The mystery doesn't really evolve in a riveting fashion. I only finished it because I don't like quitting books half way.
Made it 27% through on my Kindle, just couldn't come to terms with all the Indian names, places and things. Not necessarily boring but too hard to overcome. Probably great for the reader from that part of the world.