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A necessary evil : a novel / Abir Mukherjee.

By: Mukherjee, Abir [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Mukherjee, Abir, Sam Wyndham: bk. 2.Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, [2018]Copyright date: �2018Edition: First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.Description: 374 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1681776715; 9781681776712.Subject(s): Assassination -- Investigation -- Fiction | British -- India -- Kolkata -- Fiction | Princes -- India -- Fiction | India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947 -- Fiction | Kolkata (India) -- Fiction | Princes -- India -- FictionGenre/Form: Mystery fiction. | Historical fiction. | Detective and mystery fiction.DDC classification: 823/.92 Summary: India, 1920. 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 modernizer whose attitudes--and romantic relationships--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 . . .Other editions: Reproduction of (manifestation):: Mukherjee, Abir. Necessary evil
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Book Book Bailey Cove Branch
Mysteries
Adult mysteries M MUK (Browse shelf) Available 31562016995245
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Mysteries
Adult mysteries M MUK (Browse shelf) Available 31562016995229
Book Book Main Branch
Mysteries
Adult mysteries M MUK (Browse shelf) Available 31562016995237
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[Sequel to: A rising man.]

India, 1920. 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 modernizer whose attitudes--and romantic relationships--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 . . .

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