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Smoke and ashes / Abir Mukherjee.

Smoke and ashes / Abir Mukherjee.
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ISBN 9781911215158 (paperback)
Author Mukherjee, Abir author.
Title Smoke and ashes / Abir Mukherjee.
Publisher/Date London : Harvill Secker, 2018.
©2018
Pagination etc. 333 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Sam Wyndham 3.
Summary Note India, 1921. Haunted by his memories of the Great War, Captain Sam Wyndham is battling a serious addiction to opium that he must keep secret from his superiors in the Calcutta police force. When Sam is summoned to investigate a grisly murder, he is stunned at the sight of the body: hes seen this before. Last night, in a drug addled haze, he stumbled across a corpse with the same ritualistic injuries. It seems like theres a deranged killer on the loose. Unfortunately for Sam, the corpse was in an opium den and revealing his presence there could cost him his career. With the aid of his quick-witted Indian Sergeant, Surrender-not Banerjee, Sam must try to solve the two murders, all the while keeping his personal demons secret, before somebody else turns up dead.
Subject - Name Wyndham, Sam (Fictitious character) Fiction
Subject British -- India -- Kolkata -- Fiction
Opium abuse -- Fiction
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction
India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947 -- Fiction
Kolkata (India) -- Fiction
Detective and mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.
Shelf Location F MUKH
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