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A Rising Man, released on May 2017
Author: Abir Mukherjee

Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 978-1784701345
Pages: 400
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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.
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