A Rising Man

Abir Mukherjee



An exceptional historical crime novel' C.J. Sansom

'A thought-provoking rollercoaster' Ian Rankin

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 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..

'One of the most exciting debut novels I've read in years'

Val McDermid

'Highly entertaining..set in a Calcutta so convincingly evoked that readers will find sweat bursting from their foreheads'

Daily Telegraph

'This vivid murder mystery moves at breakneck speeds'

Sunday Times

'Intoxicating.. utterly captivating '

Daily Mail.

Language English
ISBN-10 9781784701345
ISBN-13 9781784701345
No of pages 400
Font Size Medium
Book Publisher vintage
Published Date 22 May 2017

About Author

Author : Abir Mukherjee


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