Murali

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Gender MALE
Industry Business Services
Location Madras, Tamil Nadu, India
Interests Crime fiction, doodling on visiting cards and invitation cards and such like, blues, rock, tamil pop, travel, art, cinema, dogs, wildlife, photography, trivia, history, geography, maps, magazines, collages, tang soo do...
Favorite Movies Usual Suspects, Ronin, all of Kamal Haasan's movies, Godfather, Enter The Dragon, Forrest Gump, Deja Vu, Minority Report, Blade Runner, Blind Fury, The Constant Gardener, Kill Bill 1 & 2, Four Rooms (?), Phone Booth, Pithamagan, Mudhalvan, Avatar, Mynaa
Favorite Music Blues, AR Rahman, Ilayaraaja, Foreigner, Pink Floyd, Rolling Stones, JJ Cale, Buddy Guy, America, Santana, Fleetwood Mac, John Lee Hooker, BB King, Etta James, Winehouse.
Favorite Books American Crime Fiction, particularly Elmore Leonard, Tony Hillerman (Lieutenant Jim Chee stories), Dashiel Hammett, Jim Thomson, Carl Hiaasen, George V. Higgins, Martin Cruz Smith (Arkady Renko stories), James Lee Burke (Dave Robicheaux stories), Walter Mosley (Easy Rawlins stories), Jasper Fforde, Umberto Eco (only The Name Of The Rose), Michael Crichton, John Grisham, Clive Cussler, Ira Levin, Lawrence Sanders, David Goodis, Maj Sjowall/Per Wahloo, Robert Van Gulik's "Judge Dee" mysteries and many more. Travelogues - all time favourite "The Mountains Of My Life" by Walter Bonatti. French Comics. Children's books - Roald Dahl et al, Humour - example Tom Sharpe, Savage Journalism - Tom Wolfe, Hunter S Thompson...My all-time favourite book: Eiji Yoshikawa's MUSASHI. Also, Lawrence Block's Bernie Rhondenbarr stories, Simon Singh.