A fiction based on Fr. K.J. Thomas murder. After a year long research and interviews. A must read, to know the series of events that lead to this most gruesome murder in a catholic seminary.It is the first time ever in modern times something like this happened in a seminary.
Easter Murder is a great read both as a crime thriller and a jolting peep into the dark side of Christian religious institutions. It is perhaps the first Church-oriented crime story in Indian English fiction. Centered round the murder of a priest in a Catholic seminary, author Ponmala creates a fast-paced, compact narrative that holds readers’ attention. Beyond the dimensions of a crime story, Easter Murder delves, with startling realism, into the intrigues, rivalries and power struggles that plague contemporary Christianity which cast dark shadows on the liberating personality of Jesus himself”