Product Description Review " A Rising Man is an exceptionally good and original historical crime novel...Roll on book two." (C.J. Sansom author of the Shardlake series) "Abir Mukherjee’s A Rising Man is a whodunit set in the social and political tinderbox of 1919 Calcutta - a thought-provoking rollercoaster" (Ian Rankin Observer ) "A joy to read" ( Susan Hill ) "One of the most exciting debut novels I've read in years" (Val McDermid) "[A] splendid debut...and his hero Captain Sam Wyndham is a winning creation " ( The Times Crime Book of the Month ) " An intoxicating debut … The most engaging detective since…James Runcie’s Grantchester series: utterly captivating " (Geoffrey Wansell Daily Mail ) " [A] terrific first novel. ..Mukherjee’s descriptions of Calcutta under the Raj are vivid while Wyndham’s position as a newcomer with fresh eyes works brilliantly" ( Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month ) " A lip-smacking and highly entertaining mystery set in a Calcutta so convincingly evoked that readers will find sweat bursting from their foreheads" (Jake Kerridge Daily Telegraph ) Book Description Calcutta 1919. Captain Sam Wyndham a former Scotland Yard detective new to India is confronted with a highly charged case: a senior British official has been found murdered in his mouth a note warning the British to quit India or else... See all Product Description
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