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A Rising Man
- By: Abir Mukherjee
- Narrated by: Simon Bubb
- Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
Captain Sam Wyndham, former Scotland Yard detective, is a new arrival to Calcutta. Desperately seeking a fresh start after his experiences during the Great War, Wyndham has been recruited to head up a new post in the police force. But with barely a moment to acclimatise to his new life or to deal with the ghosts which still haunt him, Wyndham is caught up in a murder investigation that will take him into the dark underbelly of the British Raj.
Fabulous detective yarn set in 1919 Calcutta
- By @GlobalCrimeFict on 09-08-2016
Snarky postcolonial murder mystery
Just my cup of tea. A decent murder mystery with an exquisite backdrop - challenging many of the myths of colonialism and exposing the uncomfortable realities and injustice of this usually very romanticised time.
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