A Rising Man - Wyndham and Banerjee Series

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Publisher's Synopsis

<p><b>**WINNER OF THE CWA ENDEAVOUR HISTORICAL DAGGER **</b><br><b><br>'An exceptional historical crime novel' C.J. Sansom</b><br><br> <b><i>India, 1919.</i> Desperate for a fresh start, Captain Sam Wyndham arrives to take up an important post in Calcutta's police force.</b><br><br> 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.<br><br> 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...<br><br><b>**A <i>THE TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES</i> CRIME CLUB TOP 40 BOOK OF LAST FIVE YEARS**</b><br><b><br>Praise for the Wyndham and Banerjee series :</b><br><br> <b>'A thought-provoking rollercoaster' Ian Rankin<br> </b><br> <b>'Does for the Raj what Philip Kerr did for the Reich' <i>The</i> <i>Times/Sunday Times Crime Club</i></b><br><br> '<b>Highly entertaining</b>' <b><i>Daily Telegraph</i></b><br><br> <b>If you enjoyed <i>A Rising Man</i>, further books in the Wyndham and Banerjee series are available now:</b><br> <b><br> <i>A Necessary Evil</i></b><br> <b><i>Smoke and Ashes</i></b><br> <b><i>Death in the East </i></b><br><b><i>The Shadows of Men</i></b></p>

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Vintage is a highly respected paperback publisher of contemporary fiction and non-fiction, publishing writers like Philip Roth, Martin Amis and Toni Morrison. There are many Booker and Nobel Prize-winning authors on the Vintage list such as Kingsley Amis, A S Byatt, J M Coetzee, Ismail Kadare, Ian McEwan, Salman Rushdie, Anne Enright, Iris Murdoch, Roddy Doyle and Ben Okri, to name a few.

Book information

ISBN: 9781784701345
Publisher: Random House
Imprint: Vintage
Pub date:
Edition: 1st paperback ed
DEWEY: 823.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 386
Weight: 280g
Height: 126mm
Width: 196mm
Spine width: 30mm