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A necessary evil, Abir Mukherjee

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A necessary evil
Title
A necessary evil
Statement of responsibility
Abir Mukherjee
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
India, 1920. Captain Wyndham and Sergeant Banerjee of the Calcutta Police Force investigate the dramatic assassination of a Maharajah's son. The fabulously wealthy kingdom of Sambalpore is home to tigers, elephants, diamond mines and the beautiful Palace of the Sun. But when the heir to the throne is assassinated in the presence of Captain Sam Wyndham and Sergeant 'Surrender-Not' Banerjee, they discover a kingdom riven with suppressed conflict. Prince Adhir was a moderniser whose attitudes - and romantic relationship - may have upset the more religious elements of his country, while his brother now in line to the throne appears to be a feckless playboy. As Wyndham and Banerjee desperately try to unravel the mystery behind the assassination, they become entangled in a dangerous world where those in power live by their own rules and those who cross their paths pay with their lives. They must find a murderer, before the murderer finds them
Member of
Summary
A sequel to the award-winning <i>A Rising Man</i> finds Captain Wyndham and Sergeant Banerjee of the 1920 Calcutta Police Force investigating the assassination of a Maharajah's progressive-minded son, a crime that has left the country in the hands of the victim's brother, a feckless playboy
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Tone
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Character
Award
Library Journal Best Books, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10638498
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mukherjee, Abir
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Sam Wyndham novels
Series volume
0002
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Historical fiction
  • Murder
  • Assassination
  • Assassination
  • Princes
  • British
  • Kolkata (India)
  • India
Target audience
adult
Label
A necessary evil, Abir Mukherjee
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000060082516
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
374 pages
Isbn
9781911215134
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)956750644
Label
A necessary evil, Abir Mukherjee
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000060082516
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
374 pages
Isbn
9781911215134
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)956750644

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