A Very Pukka Murder: The First Maharaja Mystery

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Product Details

Price
$18.99
Publisher
Poisoned Pen Press
Publish Date
Pages
338
Dimensions
5.5 X 0.76 X 8.5 inches | 0.95 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781464206450

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About the Author

Arjun Raj Gaind is one of India's best known comic book writers. He is the creator and author of the critically acclaimed, best-selling graphic novels, Empire of Blood, Reincarnation Man, The Mighty Yeti, Project: Kalki, Blade of the Warrior: Kshatriya, and A Brief History of Death. A Very Pukka Murder is his debut novel, the first in a trilogy featuring the adventures of Maharaja Sikander Singh, set against the backdrop of princely India during the heyday of the British Raj.

Reviews

"The first in a planned trilogy featuring the sleuthing prince is a well-executed mystery in the classic British mold presented from a very un-British viewpoint and packed with fascinating details about life among the Anglo-Indian upper class during the heyday of the Raj." - Kirkus
"Set in the tiny princely state of Rajpore, Indian comic book writer Gaind's first novel is both a satisfying locked-room mystery and a keenly observed comedy of manners. Fans of traditional mysteries and those with an interest in British colonial history will be rewarded." - Publishers Weekly
"Armchair travelers, mystery readers and history lovers are sure to enjoy this interesting twist on life in the British Empire." - Shelf Awareness