A Rising Man: Sam Wyndham Book 1


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Descripció

'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...
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** CHOSEN BY THE TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES CRIME CLUB AS ONE OF TOP 40 BOOKS OF LAST FIVE YEARS**

**WINNER OF THE CWA ENDEAVOUR HISTORICAL DAGGER **

'A thought-provoking rollercoaster' Ian Rankin

'This brilliant mingling of real history and fictional invention kicks off a series that does for the Raj what Philip Kerr did for the Reich' The Times/Sunday Times Crime Club
' Highly entertaining ...set in a Calcutta so convincingly evoked that readers will find sweat bursting from their foreheads' Daily Telegraph

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

A Necessary Evil

Smoke and Ashes
Death in the East

Detalls del producte

Editorial
Vintage Publishing
Data de publicació
Idioma
Anglès
Tipus
Rústica
EAN/UPC
9781784701345
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