I went back to the book fair and struck it mildly lucky. I picked up a copy of this for Rs 495/-.

Montse Stanley

Not bad, eh? I’ve just skimmed through it and like the style.

Also got a few more murder mysteries…

And in waaah! news, how does one retract a unretracting retractable tape? I got one just this afternoon in a CAT PAC and enthusiastically stretched it out to its full length of 5 feet.  Now it won’t retract! Waaaaah! Only a couple of inches in and that’s it. It’s made in China.