A Rising Man

Mukherjee, Abir

£8.99

India, 1919. Captain Sam Wyndham, former Scotland Yard detective, is a new arrival to Calcutta. Desperately seeking a fresh start after his experiences during the Great War, Wyndham has been recruited to head up a new post in the police force. But with barely a moment to acclimatise to his new life or to deal with the ghosts which still haunt him, Wyndham is caught up in a murder investigation that will take him into the dark underbelly of the British Raj. A senior official has been murdered, and a note left in his mouth warns the British to quit India – or else.

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Publish Date: 04/05/2017
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**WINNER OF THE CWA ENDEAVOUR HISTORICAL DAGGER **

‘An exceptional historical crime novel’ C.J. Sansom

India, 1919. Desperate for a fresh start, Captain Sam Wyndham arrives to take up an important post in Calcutta’s police force.

He is soon called to the scene of a horrifying murder. The victim was a senior official, and a note left in his mouth warns the British to leave India – or else.

With the stability of the Empire under threat, Wyndham and Sergeant ‘Surrender-not’ Banerjee must solve the case quickly. But there are some who will do anything to stop them…

**A THE TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES CRIME CLUB TOP 40 BOOK OF LAST FIVE YEARS**

Praise for the Wyndham and Banerjee series :

‘A thought-provoking rollercoaster’ Ian Rankin

‘Does for the Raj what Philip Kerr did for the Reich’ The Times/Sunday Times Crime Club

Highly entertainingDaily Telegraph

If you enjoyed A Rising Man, further books in the Wyndham and Banerjee series are available now:

A Necessary Evil

Smoke and Ashes
Death in the East
The Shadows of Men

Additional information

Weight 277 g
Dimensions 198 × 129 × 24 mm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

386

Language

English

Edition

1st paperback ed

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K