The Shadows of Men

The Shadows of Men

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 16/06/2022
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Synopsis

Shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger 2022 Award-winning writer Abir Mukherjee is back with another brilliant mystery novel in the Raj-era Wyndham and Banerjee series. Calcutta, 1923 When a Hindu theologian is found murdered in his home, the city is on the brink of all-out religious war. Can officers of the Imperial Police Force, Captain Sam Wyndham and Sergeant Surendranath Banerjee track down those responsible in time to stop a bloodbath? Set at a time of heightened political tension, beginning in atmospheric Calcutta and taking the detectives all the way to bustling Bombay, the latest instalment in this 'unmissable' (The Times) series presents Wyndham and Banerjee with an unprecedented challenge. Will this be the case that finally drives them apart?

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781784708542
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Weight: 245g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 21 mm

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The Shadows of Men
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The Shadows of Men by Abir Mukherjee Hindu Police Sergeant Surendraneth Banerjee is wrongly accused of murder in Calcutta. He is evading arrest while tryi... READ MORE
Jinny
The Shadows of Men
A delightful read
I haven't read any of Abir Mukherjee 's books before so wasn't sure what to expect but was very pleasantly surprised at how easy it was to understand the c... READ MORE
Liesa
The Shadows of Men
Great novel, great read.
I really enjoyed this book and couldn’t put it down, except to do a bit of googling so I better understood some of the content, as is my regular habit when... READ MORE
Trudy Olding
The Shadows of Men
An enjoyable read
I understand Shadows of Men to be book 5 in a series, but I am testament that you can read this book without having read the other four, although that said... READ MORE
Allison Smith
The Shadows of Men
Book Group Review
The Shadows of Men Abir Mukherjee This is the fifth book in the Wyndham and Banerjee series and is just as enjoyable as the previous four as we see... READ MORE
Jinny
The Shadows of Men
Couldn't put down
I love these books. They manage to combine giving you a history lesson of colonial India with a brilliant detective story. You are really invested in the c... READ MORE
Jenny
The Shadows of Men
Book Group Review
Our group enjoyed this book, but would have found it easier had they read earlier books in the series. 2 members had read the earlier books and therefore ... READ MORE
Jinny
The Shadows of Men
A Great Historical Drama
Set in the 1920s in India. Gandhi is in prison, riots are happening and the British Raj is starting to fall apart. Sergeant Banerjee is arrested for murd... READ MORE
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