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Author Mukherjee, Abir, author.

Title Smoke and ashes : a novel / Abir Mukherjee.

Edition First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Publication Info. New York : Pegasus Books, 2019.
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 95th Street Adult Fiction  F MUKHERJE    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Adult Fiction  F MUKHERJE    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Fiction  F MUKHERJE    AVAILABLE
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Description 332 pages ; 24 cm
Summary India, 1921. Haunted by his memories of World War I, 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: he’s seen this before. Last night, in a drug addled haze, he stumbled across a corpse with the same ritualistic injuries. It seems like there’s 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 Wyndham, Sam (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction.
British -- India -- Kolkata -- Fiction.
India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947 -- Fiction.
Genre Mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.
ISBN 9781643130149
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