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This writer of crime novels was also known for being an expert on the history of the genre. He reviewed crime fiction for leading newspapers, wrote and delivered lectures on Agatha Christie and Sherlock Holmes, and even published books about the top 100 best crime and mystery novels ever.

Among his own works, he was best known for having set his most famous character in Mumbai without ever having visited that city. In fact, it took him a decade before he came to India. He passed away recently. Who is this author?

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